Crisis Links

Below, we offer a wide-ranging and frequently updated list of publications and web resources on terrorism and related subjects. To add a resource for the list, please e-mail pubs@ceip.org.

List of Carnegie Experts
Recent Carnegie Publications and Events
Map of Afghanistan
Web Resources on Terrorism and Security Issues
Web Resources on Islam
Web Resources on Afghanistan and the Region
Reading List
Other Carnegie Resources

Map of Afghanistan

More maps: Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Tajikistan,

Web Resources on Terrorism and Security Issues

Non-Proliferation Project of the Carnegie Endowment - Terrorism Resources: Scroll down from top for full list. Sample entries:

GAO Testimony: Bioterrorism: Review of Public Health Preparedness Programs, Janet Heinrich, Director, Health Care & Public Health Issues, House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, 10 October 2001 (pdf format, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
France, the United States and the War on Terrorism, Philip Gordon, Brookings Institution

Audio clips from Foreign Policy magazine interview with four former military leaders

Country resources from the Carnegie Non-Proliferation Project: Tracks the weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs from China, Iran, Iraq, South Asia, Korean Peninsula, Israel, Russia

Nuclear Numbers from the Carnegie Non-Proliferation Project: Most recent information about the composition of global nuclear weapons stockpiles.


SOLDIERS BEFORE MISSILES: MEETING THE CHALLENGE FROM THE WORLD'S STREETS. Anatol Lieven. Carnegie Endowment Policy Brief, 2001

PATTERNS OF GLOBAL TERRORISM. US Dept. of State, April 2001

State Department Office of the Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism

USIP links to Terrorism/Counter-Terrorism web sites

Countering the Changing Threat of International Terrorism by the National Commission on Terrorism. updated August 2000

Harvard Resources on Terrorism

Academic Info Afghanistan Studies

American Association of University Presses (AAUP): Bibliography of books related to crisis from university presses

 

Web Resources on Islam

ISLAM IN THE POST-SOVIET NEWLY INDEPENDENT STATES: Ed. by Alexei Malashenko and Martha Brill Olcott. The publication is in Russian. The link offers the English-language conclusion and contents.

Introduction to Islam by Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni, from the Middle East Institute web site

Columbia University Middle East Studies Islam Resources

Stanford Unviersity Resources on Islam

Council on American-Islamic Relations

Islamicity, a global muslim ecommunity

 

Web Resources on Afghanistan and the Region

Carnegie Non-Proliferation Project: Pakistan nuclear numbers

REVISITING THE 12 MYTHS OF CENTRAL ASIA. Martha Brill Olcott. Carnegie Endowment, 2001

DRUG TRAFFICKING ON THE GREAT SILK ROAD: THE SECURITY ENVIRONMENT IN CENTRAL ASIA. Martha Brill Olcott. Carnegie Endowment, 2000.

POLITICS AT THE HEART: THE ARCHITECTURE OF HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO AFGHANISTAN. Paula R. Newberg. Carnegie Endowment, 1999.

Afghanistan Overview from CIA World Fact Book

Pakistan Overview from CIA World Fact Book

Central Asia Post

EurasiaNet

 


Reading List

USAMA BIN LADEN'S AL-QAIDA: PROFILE OF A TERRORIST NETWORK. Yonah Alexander and Michael S. Swetnam. Transnational Publishers, 2001.

THE NEW JACKELS: RAMZI YOUSEF, OSAMA BIN LADEN AND THE FUTURE OF TERRORISM. Simon Reeve. Northeastern University Press, 1999.

TALIBAN: MILITANT ISLAM, OIL AND FUNDAMENTALISM IN CENTRAL ASIA. Ahmed Rashid. Yale University Press, 2001.

THE SEARCH FOR PEACE IN AFGHANISTAN: FROM BUFFER STATE TO FAILED STATE. Barnett R. Rubin. Yale University Press, 1995.

UNHOLY WARS: AFGHANISTAN, AMERICA AND INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM. John K. Cooley, Pluto Press, 1999.

THE ULTIMATE TERRORISTS. Jessica Stern. Harvard University Press, 1999.

TERRORISM AND U.S. FOREIGN POLICY. Paul R. Pillar. Brookings Institution Press, 2001.

TOXIC TERROR : ASSESSING TERRORIST USE OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS. Jonathan B. Tucker. MIT Press, 2000. (BCSIA studies in international security)

AMERICA'S ACHILLES HEEL: NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL, AND CHEMICAL TERRORISM AND COVERT ATTACKS. Richard A. Falkenrath, Robert D. Newman, and Bradley A. Thayer. MIT Press, 1998.

TERRORISM WITH CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS: CALIBRATING RISKS AND RESPONSES. Brad Roberts,ed. Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute, 1998.

SIX NIGHTMARES : REAL THREATS IN A DANGEROUS WORLD AND HOW AMERICA CAN MEET THEM. Anthony Lake. Little Brown & Co., 2000.

CRYING WOLF? ASSESSING UNCONVENTIONAL TERRORISM. MarianneVan Leeuwen. The Hague: Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael, 2000.

THE FUTURE OF TERRORISM (Political Violence Series). Maxwell Taylor, John Horgan,eds. Frank Cass & Co., 2000.

COUNTERING THE NEW TERRORISM. Ian O. Lesser, Bruce Hoffman, John Arquilla, Michele Zanini, & David Ronfeldt. Rand, 1999.

TERRORISM AND AMERICA : A COMMONSENSE STRATEGY FOR A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY. Philip B Heymann. MIT Press, 1998. (BCSIA studies in international security).

INSIDE TERRORISM. Bruce Hoffman. Columbia University Press, 1998.

CLOSE CALLS: INTERVENTION, TERRORISM, MISSILE DEFENSE, AND 'JUST WAR' TODAY. Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1998.

CATASTROPHIC TERRORISM : ELEMENTS OF A NATIONAL POLICY. Ashton B Carter, Stanford University &Harvard University, 1998. (Report of Visions of Governance for the Twenty-first Century a project of the John F. Kennedy School of Government Harvard University.)

BIN LADEN: THE MAN WHO DECLARED WAR ON AMERICA. Yossef Bodansky. Prima Publishing, 2001.

ISLAM AND THE WEST. Bernard Lewis. Oxford University Press, 1994.

THE MIDDLE EAST: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE LAST 2,000 YEARS. Bernard Lewis. Touchstone Books, 1997.

GERMS: BIOLOGICAL, WEAPONS AND AMERICA'S SECRET WAR. Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg and William J. Broad. Simon & Schuster, 2001

FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM. Thomas Friedman. Anchor Books, 1990.

THE DREAM PALACE OF THE ARABS. Fouad Ajami. Vintage Books, 1999.

JIHAD VS McWORLD: HOW GLOBALISM AND TRIBALISM ARE RESHAPING THE WORLD. Benjamin Barber. Ballantine Books, 1996

US Government Resources

US GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND PROGRAMS TO COMBAT TERRORISM. Hearing before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, March 9, 1999 / United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. -- Washington : US G.P.O. : For sale by the US GPO, Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, 2000.

INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM : A COMPILATION OF MAJOR LAWS, TREATIES, AGREEMENTS, AND EXECUTIVE DOCUMENTS. report / United States. -- Washington : US GPO : For sale by the US GPO, Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, July 2000. TERRORISM AND INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS : hearing before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, May 20, 1998 / United States. Congress. Joint Economic Committee. -- Washington : US GPO : For sale by the US GPO, Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, 1998.

 

Other Carnegie Endowment Resources

Carnegie Library Links for international affairs research

Foreign Policy News Feed

MANAGING GLOBAL ISSUES: LESSONS LEARNED. Read a chapter on crime, illicit markets and money laundering. P.J. Simmons and Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, editors. Carnegie Endowment, October, 2001.

SECRETS FOR SALE: HOW COMMERCIAL SATELLITE IMAGERY WILL CHANGE THE WORLD. Yahya A. Dehqanzada and Ann M. Florini. Carnegie Endowment, 2000.