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Global Terrorism and Political Instability

Provides information and expertise to ASIS and its membership regarding threats presented by global terrorism, political instability, and international crime; promotes programs and best practices; assists with recognizing business vulnerabilities; and recommends strategies to mitigate risk.

Resources Around the Web

The Global Terrorism, Political Instability & International Crime (GTPIIC) Council is a resource for ASIS members who have a professional interest in the Council’s areas of focus.  While the Council is ready and able to assist, the Internet offers free access to many reputable sources of information.  The following listing of websites (Current as of 2017) can serve as a starting point for research. 

Global Terrorism

US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) – Terrorism
Defense Security Service – Center for Development of Security Excellence
Homeland Security Digital Library – Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Postgraduate School
US Military Academy at West Point - Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
University of Maryland - Global Terrorism Database (GTD)
The Jamestown Foundation
US National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
The Rand Corporation – Terrorism & Homeland Security
Perspectives on Terrorism
US Department of State - Bureau of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism
ADL Combating Hate (Domestic & International Terrorism)
European Council – Fight Against Terrorism
International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research (Singapore)
United Nations – Terrorism Prevention

Political Instability

Fund for Peace – Fragile States Index
The Global Economy – Political Stability Index
Transparency International - Corruption Index

International Crime

International Crimes Database
International Justice Resource Center
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
International Criminal Court