TERRORISM REFERENCE CDROM
Special ASIS Edition
June 2002
ASIS National Capital Chapter Annual Countering Terrorism Seminar

This CDROM was created by Matt Devost as an academic research resource for those with an interest in terrorism and counterterrorism issues. This edition was developed in collaboration with the American Society for Industrial Security's (ASIS) National Capital Region for exclusive distribution to the attendees of the 2002 Countering Terrorism Seminar on June 12, 2002.

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New items collected for special 2002 ASIS Conference Edition

GAO Report: Breaches at Federal Agencies and Airport

GSA Document: Responding to Anthrax in a Mail Center

Traveler's World Threat Map - May 2002

Cell Phone Stun Gun Description

Use of Positive Pressure Ventilation (PPV) Fans To Reduce the Hazards of Entering Chemically Contaminated Buildings Summary Report

Guidelines for Incident Commanders FFPE Use in Chemical Agent Vapor

TSWG Bomb Stand-off Guide

Open Source Research Online References

Information Assurance in the Twenty-First Century - BAH Document

CERT Report - Attack Trends

Rand Report - Protecting Emergency Responders

The Hate Directory list of web sites and mailing lists

Air Force - Installation Force Protection Guide

Threat Assessment Guide for Houses of Worship

Bioterrorism Readiness Plan: A Template for Healthcare Facilities

Mapping Terrorist Networks

White Paper - developing a corporate security policy

Al Qaeda World Map

PROTECTING AMERICA'S CRITICAL ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FROM TERRORIST ATTACK

Answering the Call - Communications during Pentagon Attack Response

Terrorism: Threat Assessment, Countermeasures and Policy

The Network of Terror

Combating Terrorism: A COMPENDIUM OF RECENT COUNTERTERRORISM RECOMMENDATIONS FROM AUTHORITATIVE COMMISSIONS AND SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing:Report and Analysis

Emergency Response to Terrorism - Self Study

Medical Management of Biological Casualties

Homeland Security: Addressing the Nation's Efforts

National Infrastructure Protection Center CyberNotes: 2001 Year End Summary

Anthrax Tutorial

Leading from the Front: Law Enforcement's Role in Combating and Preparing for Terrorism

Homeland Security: Key Elements of a Risk Management Approach

Responding to the Threat of Agroterrorism

African National Congress Manual for Covert Actions

Patterns of Global Terrorism 2001


The following material is distributed as part of the Terrorism Research Center's Terrorism Reference Version 1.0. It has been made available for free to the ASIS Conference Attendees.

TRC RealNews
Terrorism news stories for January 2001 - May 2002, provided by the Terrorism Research Center . This archive provides thousands of headlines and summaries covering over 1 1/2 years. For a free subscription to RealNews Daily Delivery visit www.terrorism.com.



TRC Analysis
The following is a limited selection of original analysis published by the Terrorism Research Center, Inc.

  • Terrorism in Asia (part I) - Cal Temple
  • Terrorism in Asia (part II) - Cal Temple
  • Terrorism Threat to the Australian Olympics
  • Terrorism and the Newly Independent States
  • Militias and Millenarians: a preliminary typology - Sebestyén. L. v. Gorka [PDF Format]
  • Restricting Information Warfare: The Current Literature on Arms Control and Information Warfare - Geoffrey French
  • Shunning the Frumious Bandersnatch: Current Literature on Information Warfare and Deterrence - Geoffrey French
  • Cyberterrorism and Private Corporations: New Threat Models and Risk Management Implications - Toby Blyth [PDF Format]
  • Chemical and Biological Terrorism: Can You Trust Your Umbrella? - Chris Quillen [PDF Format]
  • State-Sponsored WMD Terrorism: A Growing Threat? - Chris Quillen [PDF Format]
  • Information Terrorism: Can You Trust Your Toaster? - Devost, Houghton and Pollard [PDF Format]
  • Organizing for Information Warfare: The Truth is Out There! - Devost, Houghton, and Pollard [PDF Format]
  • The Next President's Terrorism Policy - Neal Pollard [PDF Format]

  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)


    Factbook on Intelligence

    World Factbook 2000

    Unclassified Report to Congress on the Acquisition of Technology Relating to Weapons of Mass Destruction and Advanced Conventional Munitions
    January 1 - June 30, 2000


    Environmental Protection Agency


    Hazardous Materials Response Overview [PDF Format]
    July 28, 1997

    Overview: Counter-Terrorism Status Report [PDF Format]
    February 1998

    EPA CAPABILITIES: Responding To Nuclear-Biological-Chemical (NBC) Terrorism [PDF Format]
    Brochure, June 2000

    EPA’s Involvement in EPA’s Involvement in Counter-Terrorism [PDF Format]
    September 1999

    EPA'S Role in Counter-Terrorism Activities [PDF Format]
    Factsheet, February 1998

    Counter- Terrorism: National Priorities and the Federal Plan Action [PDF Format]
    Factsheet, February 1998

    EPA’s Emergency Response Organizational Structure [PDF Format]
    June 1998

    LEPCs and Deliberate Releases: Addressing Terrorist Activities in the Local Emergency Plan [PDF Format]
    May 2001


    Federal Bureau of Investigation


    FBI 1996 US Terrorism Report [PDF Format]
    Terrorism in the United States 1996

    FBI 1997 US Terrorism Report [PDF Format]
    Terrorism in the United States 1997

    FBI 1998 US Terrorism Report [PDF Format]
    Terrorism in the United States 1998

    FBI 1999 US Terrorism Report [PDF Format]
    Terrorism in the United States 1999

    FBI Project Megiddo [PDF Format]
    FBI Report Detailing the Threat of Domestic Terrorism

    Interim Planning Guide [PDF Format]
    Improving Local and State Agency Response to Terrorist Incidents Involving Biological Weapons

    NIPC Cybernotes
    National Infrastructure Protection Center bi-weekly reports in PDF Format


    Federal Emergency Management Agency


    Guide for All-Hazard Emergency Operations Planning: State and Local Guide [PDF Format]
    Chapter 6, Attachment G --Terrorism; April 2001

    United States Government Interagency Domestic Terrorism Concept of Operations Plan [PDF Format]
    This CONPLAN is designed to provide overall guidance to Federal, State and local agencies concerning how the Federal government would respond to a potential or actual terrorist threat or incident that occurs in the United States, particularly one involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

    Compendium of Weapons of Mass Destruction Courses, January 2000 [PDF Format]
    The Compendium of courses was compiled to inform state and local agencies of federal training that is available in the area of weapons of mass destruction. These courses are all available to state and local responders.

    FEMA/USFA/NFA-ERT:SS June 1999 [PDF Format]
    Emergency Response to Terrorism- Self Study


    General Accounting Office


    GAO-01-15 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism March 2001: FEMA Continues to Make Progress in Coordinating Preparedness and Response

    GAO-01-14 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism November 2000: Federal Response Teams Provide Varied Capabilities; Opportunities Remain to Improve Coordination

    GAO/HEHS/AIMD-00-36 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism October 1999: Chemical and Biological Medical Supplies Are Poorly Managed

    GAO/T-NSIAD-00-218 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, July 26,2000; Combating Terrorism: Linking Threats to Strategies and Resources

    GAO/NSIAD-00-181 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism July 2000: Action Taken but Considerable Risks Remain for Forces Overseas

    GAO/T-NSIAD-00-180 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans' Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Governmental Reform, House of Representatives, May 24, 2000; Chemical and Biological Defense: Program Planning and Evaluation Should Follow Results Act Framework

    GAO/T-AIMD-00-181 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, U.S. Senate, May 18, 2000;Critical Infrastructure Protection: "ILOVEYOU" Computer Virus Highlights Need for Improved Alert and Coordination Capabilities

    GAO/T-NSIAD-00-172 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Emergency Management, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, May 4,2000; Combating Terrorism: Comments on Bill H.R. 4210 to Manage Selected Counterterrorist Programs

    GAO/T-NSIAD-00-145 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Emergency Management, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, April 6, 2000; Combating Terrorism: Issues in Managing Counterrorism Programs

    GAO/NSIAD-00-85 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism April 2000: How Five Foreign Countries are Organized to Combat Terrorism

    GAO/T-AIMD-00-135 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Government Management, Information and Technology, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, March 29, 2000; Federal Information Security: Actions Needed to Address Widespread Weaknesses

    GAO/NSIAD-00-64 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism March 2000: Need to Eliminate Duplicate Federal Weapons of Mass Destruction Training

    GAO/T-NSIAD-00-50 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, October 20,1999; Combating Terrorism: Observations on the Threat of Chemical and Biological Terrorism

    GAO/T-AIMD-00-7 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, October 6, 1999; Critical Infrastructure Protection: Fundamental Improvements Needed to Assure Security of Federal Operations

    GAO/HEHS/AIMD-00-36 [PDF Format]
    Report to Congressional Committees, October 1999; Combating Terrorism: Chemical and Biological Medical Supplies are Poorly Managed

    GAO/NSIAD-99-163 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism September 1999: Need For Comprehensive Threat and Risk Assessments of Chemical and Biological Attacks

    GAO/NSIAD-99-159 [PDF Format]
    Chemical and Biological Defense August 1999: Program Planning and Evaluation Should Follow Results Act Framework

    GAO/NSIAD-99-160 [PDF Format]
    Chemical and Biological Defense August 1999: Coordination of Nonmedical Chemical and Biological R&D Programs

    GAO/T-NSIAD-99-184 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans' Affairs and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, June 23, 1999; Combating Terrorism: Use of National Guard Response Teams is Unclear

    GAO/T-NSIAD-99-181 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Emergency Management, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, June 9,1999; Combating Terrorism: Observation on Growth in Federal Programs

    GAO/NSIAD-99-151 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism June 1999: Analysis of Potential Emergency Response Equipment and Sustainment Costs

    GAO/NSIAD-99-157BR [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism June 1999: Analysis of Federal Counterterrorist Exercises

    GAO/NSIAD-99-151 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism June 1999: Analysis of Potential Emergency Response Equipment and Sustainment Costs

    GAONSIAD-99-110 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism May 1999: Use of National Guard Response Teams Is Unclear

    GAO-GGD-99-54 [PDF Format]
    Report to the Subcommittee on Treasury and General Government, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate, April 1999; Terrorism and Drug Trafficking: Testing Status and Views on Operational Viability of Pulsed Fast Neutron Analysis Technology

    GAO/NSIAD-99-112 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. Senate, March 16,1999; Combating Terrorism: Observations on Biological Terrorism and Public Health Initiatives

    GAO/T-NSIAD/GGD-99-107 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs, and International Relations, Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, March 11,1999; Combating Terrorism: Observations on Federal Spending to Combat Terrorism

    GAO/NSIAD-99-3 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism November 1998: Opportunities to Improve Domestic Preparedness Program Focus and Efficiency

    GAO-GGD-99-7 [PDF Format]
    Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts, Committee on the judiciary, U.S. Senate, November 1998; Combating Terrorism: FBI's Use of Federal Funds for Counterterrorism-Related Activities (FYs 1995-98)

    GAO/T-NSIAD-99-16 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs and Criminal Justice, Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, October 2,1998; Combating Terrorism: Observations on the Nunn-Lugar-Domenici Domestic Preparedness Program

    GAO/T-NSIAD-98-164 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs and Criminal Justice, Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, April 23,1998; Combating Terrorism: Observations on Crosscutting Issues

    GAO/TNSIAD-98-83 [PDF Format]
    Chemical and Biological Defense: Observations on DOD’s Plans To Protect U.S. Forces

    GAO/NSIAD-98-74 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism April 1998: Threat and Risk Assessments Can Help Prioritize and Target Program Investments

    GAO/NSIAD-98-39 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism December 1997: Spending on Government wide Programs Requires Better Management and Coordination

    GAO/T-NSIAD-98-44 [PDF Format]
    Testimony Before the Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs and Criminal Justice, Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, October 28,1997; Combating Terrorism: Effort to Protect U.S. Forces in Turkey and the Middle East

    GAO/NSIAD-97-254 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism September 1997: Federal Agencies' Efforts to Implement National Policy and Strategy

    GAO/NSIAD-97-207 [PDF Format]
    Combating Terrorism July 1997: Status of DOD Efforts to Protect Its Forces Overseas

    GAO/NSIAD-97-95 [PDF Format]
    Terrorism and Drug Trafficking April 1997: Responsibilities for Developing Explosives and Narcotics Detection Technologies


    Presidential Commission/Directives


    PCCIP Reports
    Complete reports of the Presidents Commission of Critical Infrastructure Protection

    Presidential Decision Directive (PDD) 39
    U.S. Policy on Counterterrorism
    from www.fas.org

    Presidential Decision Directive (PDD) 62
    Factsheet: Combating Terrorism
    from www.fas.org

    Interagency ConPlan [PDF Format]
    United States Government Interagency Domestic Terrorism Concept of Operations Plan


    U.S. Air Force


    Air Force Doctrine Document 2-4.1 [PDF Format]
    Force Protection, 29 October 1999

    Air Force Doctrine Document 2-5.3 [PDF Format]
    Psychological Operations, 27 August 1999


    U.S. Army


    Guidelines for Mass Casualty Decontamination During a Terrorist Chemical Agent Incident [PDF Format]
    U.S. Army Soldier and Biological Chemical Command (SBCCOM), January, 2000

    US Army Medical Bluebook, In Response to Bioterrorism [PDF Format]
    The purpose for this handbook is to serve as a concise pocket-sized manual that will guide medical personnel in the prophylaxis and management of biological casualties.

    The Army and Homeland Security: A Strategic Perspective [PDF Format]

    Medical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Warfare [PDF Format]
    The Biological Warfare Threat, Chapter 21


    U.S. Congress


    House Hearings on Terrorism
    “Combating Terrorism: In Search of a National Strategy”

    Deutch Commission [PDF Format]
    Combating Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    Bremer Commission Report
    Countering the Changing Threat of International Terrorism - Report of the National Commission of Terrorism

    1st Gilmore Report [PDF Format]
    First Annual Report of the Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction

    2nd Gilmore Report [PDF Format]
    Second Annual Report of the Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction


    U.S. Department of Defense


    Protecting the Homeland, Volume I [PDF Format]
    Report of the Defense Science Board, Executive Summary, February 2001

    Protecting the Homeland, Volume II [PDF Format]
    Report of the Defense Science Board, Defensive Information Operations, March 2001

    Department of Defense Nuclear/Biological/Chemical (NBC) Defense Annual Report to Congress [PDF Format]
    March 1999

    Department of Defense Nuclear/Biological/Chemical (NBC) Defense Annual Report to Congress
    February 1998
    Introduction Executive Summary Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Annex A Annex B Annex C Annex D Annex E Annex F Annex G Annex H

    Department of Defense Nuclear/Biological/Chemical (NBC) Defense Annual Report to Congress
    February 1997
    Executive Summary Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Annex A Annex B Annex C Annex D Annex E Annex F Annex G


    U.S. Navy, Naval Postgraduate School


    NPS Terrorism Group Profiles
    Naval Post Graduate School listing of Terrorist Group Profiles

    NPS Terrorism Significant Dates
    Naval Post Graduate School listing of Significant Dates


    U.S. Department of State


    OSAC ChemBio Guide [PDF Format]
    Responding to a Biological of Chemical Threat - A Practical Guide

    Diplomatic Security Guide [PDF Format]

    Countering Terrorism: Security Suggestions for U.S. Business Representatives Abroad [PDF Format]

    Significant Incidents of Political Violence Against Americans 1995 [PDF Format]

    Significant Incidents of Political Violence Against Americans 1997 [PDF Format]

    Significant Incidents of Political Violence Against Americans 1998 [PDF Format]

    Patterns of Global Terrorism 1990-2000
    Each year the U.S. Department of State issues the Patterns of Global Terrorism. Complete copies for years 1990-1999 have been provided below as well as a link to the 2000 report.

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 2000

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1999

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1998

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1997

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1996

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1995

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1994

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1993

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1992

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1991

    ·   Patterns of Global Terrorism 1990


    U.S. Marine Corps


    Biological Warfare Wargame 99-1 Assessment [PDF Format]

    Individual's Guide for Understanding and Surviving Terrorism, MCRP 3-02E [PDF Format]
    November 1999

    Marine Corps Institute, MCI Course 02.10b [PDF Format]
    Terrorism Awareness for Marines

    Marine Corps Institute, MCI Course 03.24g [PDF Format]
    Operations Against Guerilla Units

    Marine Corps Institute, MCI Course 03.35c [PDF Format]
    Infantry Patrolling

    Marine Corps Institute, MCI Course 03.66b [PDF Format]
    Military Operations On Urban Terrain

    Marine Corps Institute, MCI Course 033N [PDF Format]
    Fundamentals of Marine Corps Leadership

    Marine Corps Institute, MCI Course 57.6d [PDF Format]
    Chemical Warfare Defense

    Countering Terrorism
    THE ISRAELI RESPONSE TO THE 1972 MUNICH OLYMPIC MASSACRE AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF INDEPENDENT COVERT ACTION TEAMS, by Alexander B. Calahan for partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Military Studies, April 1995.


    Misc.


    Traveler's World Threat Map
    May 2002 World Threat Map from Mayer Nudell

    Biological and Chemical Terrorism: strategic Plan for Preparedness and Response
    Biological and Chemical Terrorism: Strategic Plan for Preparedness and Response Recommendations of the CDC Strategic Planning Workgroup, April 21, 2000.

    Doctrine for Joint Psychological Operations, Joint Pub 3-53 [PDF Format]
    July 1996

    Unrestricted Warfare [PDF Format]
    Chinese paper evaluating potential for unrestricted warfare

    Global Trends 2015
    Global Trends 2015: A Dialogue About the Future With Nongovernment Experts

    NIJ Terrorism Victims Report
    Responding to Terrorism Victims: Oklahoma City and Beyond


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