Includes the full text of books an working papers from universities, research institutes, and think tanks. Focuses on international affairs. Limited journal content.
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) is a comprehensive source for research in international affairs. It includes full text of selected books on international affairs, working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences. It also, contains abstracts and some full text of selected journal articles
Primary source documents from the DoD, DoS, and other government agencies, many of which were secured through Freedom of Information Act requests. Includes collections on Iran, Iraq, and terrorism policy
DNSA is a full-text, online resource providing coverage of more than 150,000 curated primary source documents culled from the collections of the National Security Archive. There are 62 complete collections such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, death squads in Guatemala, US relations with Iran and Iraq, Afghanistan, and terrorism policy.
Over 500,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Given the length of time needed before materials are declassified, this database is suited primarily for historical research.
The Declassified Documents Reference System provides online access to over 500,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Covering major international events from the Cold War to the Vietnam War and beyond, this single source enables users to locate key information underpinning studies in international relations, American studies, United States foreign and domestic policy studies, journalism and more.
Search for hearings, explore the Congressional Record to learn how the Congress is responding to terrorist threats.
Congressional provides access to the best web resources for congressional and legislative information. This includes services available to Penn State Users only, such as Congressional Universe (1789-to date) as well as other free services that provide similar or related information such as Thomas (1993-to date) and GPO Access (1993-to date). The Guided Tour provides a step-by-step approach to congressional and legislative information for users who have never done research of this type before. Updates:Continuous
What is domestic terrorism?
Because domestic terrorism is distinctly different from international terrorism, a few key reports and resources are listed separately here.