International Research Centres
- Combating Terrorism Centre, West Point, New York, United States of America
- International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
- International Institute for Counter-Terrorism – Interdisciplinary Center – Herzliya – Israel
- RAND Corporation – Santa Monica – United States of America
- Centre for Social Cohesion – London – United Kingdom
- European Muslim Research Centre – University of Exeter – United Kingdom
- International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation – partnership of five academic institutions: King’s College London, the University of Pennsylvania, the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, the Jordan Institute of Diplomacy and Georgetown University
Australian Research Centres
Australian Government Websites
Australian Government Reports
International Government Reports
Open Access Periodicals
Subscription Only Periodicals
Blogs and private websites
- All Things Counter-Terrorism – ‘a blog focussing on all things terrorism and counter terrorism with an occasional foray into the world of insurgency’
- Jihadology – ‘a clearing house for jihadi primary source material’
- Jihadica – ‘documenting the global jihad’
- Jihadism Studies – private website run by Brynjar Lia, dedicated to present past and ongoing research by Lia and his colleagues at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment’s terrorism
Datasets on terrorism
International Open Access Datasets on jihadists
- Bakker, Edwin (2006) Jihadi Terrorists in Europe Clingendael: Netherlends Institute of International Relations.
- Gambetta, Diego and Hertog, Stephen (2007) Engineers of Jihad London: University of Oxford.
- Felter, Joseph and Fishman , Brian (2007) Al Qa’ida’s Foreign Fighters in Iraq: A First Look at the Sinjar RecordsNew York: Combating Terrorism Centre at West Point.
- Fishman , Brian, ed. (2008) Bombers, Bank Accounts, and Bleedout: al-Qa`ida’s Road in and Out of Iraq New York: Combating Terrorism Centre at West Point.
- Nesser, Petter (2008) “Chronology of Jihadism in Western Europe 1994–2007: Planned, Prepared, and Executed Terrorist Attacks“, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism.
- Gartenstein-Ross, Daveed & Grossman, Laura (2009) Homegrown Terrorists in the U.S. and U.K.: An Empirical Examination of the Radicalization Process Washington DC: Federation for Defense of Democracies.
- Altunbas, Yener and Thornton, John (2009) Human Capital and the Supply of Homegrown Islamic Terrorists in the UK Social Science Research Network.
- Sageman, Marc (2009) “Confronting al-Qaeda: Understanding the Threat in Afghanistan“, Perspectives on Terrorism vol. 3, no. 4.
- Jenkins, Brian (2010) Would be Warriors: Instances of Jihadist Radicalisation in the United States Since September 11, 2001 Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.
- MPA Workshop (2010) Jihadi Terrorist Prosecutions Since 9/11 Database New America Foundation. A more recently updated and accessible version of the data is available here
- John Jay & Artis Transnational Terrorism Database – Website developed by Scott Atran and sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
- To be added: http://www.sanford.duke.edu/news/Schanzer_Kurzman_Moosa_Anti-Terror_Lessons.pdf
International Subscription Only Datasets on jihadists
- Stenersen, Anne “Al Qaeda’s Foot Soldiers: A Study of the Biographies of Foreign Fighters Killed in Afghanistan and Pakistan Between 2002 and 2006“, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 34 (3) (March 2011), pp. 171 – 198.
- Haddad, Simon (2010) “Fatah al-Islam: Anatomy of a Terrorist Organisation” in Studies in Conflict and Terrorism vol. 33, iss. 6, pp. 548-569.
- Leikin, Robert (2006) “The Quantitative Analysis of Terrorism and Immigration: An Initial Exploration“, Terrorism and Political Violence iss. 18, pp. 503-521.
- Simcox, Robin, Stuart, Hannah and Ahmed, Houriya (2010) Islamist Terrorism: the British Connections London: The Centre for Social Cohesion.
Australian Subscription Only Datasets on jihadists
Disengagement and De-radicalisation
- P4Peace web portal – International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research – Singapore
Research on terrorism and political violence in Australia
- Bergin, Anthony (2009) Contest Two and counter extremism: Lessons for Australia Canberra: Australian Strategic Policy Institute, June.
- Bergin, Anthony and Ungerer, Carl (2010) Homeward bound: Australia’s new Counter-Terrorism White PaperCanberra: Australian Strategic Policy Institute, February.
- Bergin, Anthony et al (2007) Beyond belief: Islamism, radicalisation and the counter-terrorism responseCanberra: Australian Strategic Policy Institute, September.
- Koschade, Stuart (2006) “An Assessment of Terrorism Studies in Australia: Recommendations and Future Directions” Proceedings Research Network for a Secure Australia- Closed Counter-terrorism Workshop University of Melbourne.
- Koschade, Stuart (2007) The internal dynamics of terrorist cells: a social network analysis of terrorist cells in an Australian context PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
- McAllister, Ian et al (2008) Public opinion in Australia towards defence, security and terrorism Canberra: Australian Strategic Policy Institute, August.
- Michaelsen, Chris (2010) “Terrorism in Australia: An Inflated Threat” in Security Challenges Vol. 6, Iss. 2, Winter.
- Rees, David (2010) Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Risks Posed by Alternative Remittance in Australia Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, April.
- Smith, Russell et al (2010) Financing of Terrorism: Risks for Australia Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, May.
- Also see GTReC Publications