Wednesday, March 29, 2006
geopolitical sources to remember 1
Stratfor has a new "free podcast" service here: http://stratfor.biz/reports/. -- Geopolitcal opinion, but usually very informed opinion.
CIA World Factbook: http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/. -- Basic maps, demographic, economic, political info.
Annotated bibliography on terrorism from University of California's Center for Unconventional Security Affairs: http://www.cusa.uci.edu/terrorism_bibliography.htm.
University of Florida Libraries webliography for terrorism info (federal terrorism resources): http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/docs/terrorism.html.
Diaster News from the Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org/news/0,1074,0_507_,00.html.
Terrorism Research Center: http://www.terrorism.com/. -- A private "research" group. Good for news and good for keeping tabs on mercenaries.
Amnesty International's RSS feed for news related to worldwide human rights abuses: http://www.amnestyusa.org/rss/en/news/recent.xml.
The War in Context: http://warincontext.org/. -- Critical perspectives on the war against terror.
US AF News and Talking points: http://aimpoints.hq.af.mil/index.cfm. -- Half news / half PR, pretty useful.
News from the UN Security Council: http://www.un.org/sc/unsc_news.shtml and its resolutions relating to terrorism: http://www.un.org/terrorism/sc.htm.
Human Rights Watch's news on Columbia: http://www.hrw.org/campaigns/colombia/. -- info on FARC, drugs, etc.
Great geopol resources from Princeton's Firestone library: http://firestone.princeton.edu/politics/guides/geopolitical.html.
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