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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Orlando Nightclub Mass Shooting: Gun Checks and Terrorist Watchlists

Categories: Crime/Justice,Guns,Homeland Security,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/IN10509.pdf

Offers factual information about versions of the federal watchlist, including the Known and Appropriately Suspected Terrorist File (KST) and the Terrorist Screening Database (TSDB).  Also covers post-shooting legislative proposals. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

The Islamic State’s Acolytes and the Challenges They Pose to U.S. Law Enforcement

Categories: Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Religion/Ethics,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/R44521.pdf

Describes the various types of jihadists who pose threats to the U.S. and the approaches taken by U.S. law enforcement authorities to deal with these threats, including watch-listing, screening, and investigating. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Documents Related to the Former Detention and Interrogation Program

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt/Business Scandals,Headlines,Homeland Security,Spying/Intelligence,Terrorism

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/collection/documents-related-former-detention-and-interrogation-program

A collection of 50 declassified documents relating to the CIA’s program for interrogation of suspected Jihadist terrorists.  From the CIA’s Freedom of Information Act online reading room.

 

Lone Wolf Terrorism: A Brief Bibliography

Categories: Terrorism

http://calhoun.nps.edu/bitstream/handle/10945/24281/LoneWolfBib2016.pdf?sequence=10&isAllowed=y

Covers articles, books, government reports, Congressional hearings, and theses/dissertations.   From the Naval Postgraduate School.

 

Mass Shootings and Terrorism: CRS Products

Categories: Crime/Justice,Guns,Headlines,Homeland Security,Laws/Regulations,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/terror/R44520.pdf

In the wake of the Orlando mass murders, this report provides a list of studies from the Congressional Research Service related to mass murder with firearms, firearms regulation, domestic terrorism, and hate crime.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Children and Armed Conflict: Report of the Secretary General

Categories: Afghanistan,Children,Crime/Justice,Iraq,Sex Issues,Sudan,Syria,Terrorism,United Nations

http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=s/2016/360&referer=/english/&Lang=E

Annual report on the impact of war on children.  Annexes to the report which covers 2015 include information about parties that recruit and use children as warriors, sexual violence against children, attacks on schools and hospitals, and the abduction of children.  From the United Nations Security Council

 

Annex of Statistical Information: Country Reports on Terrorism 2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Headlines,Statistics,Terrorism

http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/257738.pdf

Statistics on the number of individuals, including U.S. citizens and dual nationals, killed, injured, or kidnapped by each terrorist group during the year.  Serves as a statistical appendix to the annual report on terrorism.  From the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism under contract with the State Department

 

Country Reports on Terrorism 2015

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Statistics,Terrorism,WMD

http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/258021.pdf

Annual report on acts of terrorism and terrorist groups.  Includes sections on state sponsors of terrorism, the global challenge of chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear terrorism, terrorist safe havens, and foreign terrorist organizations.  From the State Department

 

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