Combating Terrorism Blog Resources

The blogs displayed on this page are a representative sample of available blogs concerned with counterterrorism. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list, nor does their appearance here imply collaboration of any kind or endorsement by the Global ECCO group, the Department of the Navy, the U.S. government, or any other official entity.

The Terror Finance Blog

The Terror Finance Blog was created to serve the needs of legislative staff, government officials, policy makers and researchers who need intelligent and relevant analysis of issues relating to terrorist financing. The contributing experts all have many years' worth of experience in studying, documenting, and researching the ways in which terrorists fund their activities and get away with it.


'The Arabist' is a blog on Arab politics and culture. It was launched in Cairo in November 2003, partly as response to the lack of interest in the domestic politics of Arab countries in much Western media. It focuses on Egypt but tries to follow broader issues in the Arab world, US policy in the Middle East, the Israeli-Palestinian in the Middle East, and cultural developments throughout the region.

       Arms Control Wonk

'Arms Control Wonk' is a collection of leading blogs on arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation from prominent global thinkers in this field.

The Cable

Josh Rogin reports on national security and foreign policy from the Pentagon to Foggy Bottom, the White House to Embassy Row, for The Cable. Foreign Policy website also has several other excellent blogs on security, defense and politics.


CogitASIA is a preeminent blog on all things Asia, produced by the Asia Program of CSIS in Washington D.C. CogitASIA features contributions from country experts, academics, local experts, and seasoned politicians from around the world who will provide in-depth analysis and interpretations of the problems that are rocking the Asia region—from elections to suspicious statecraft. A useful background reference, particularly following the U.S. 'strategic pivot' toward Asia.


'FREEradicals: Real-Time Blogging on Radicalization' is an expert blog focused on radicalization and political violence, produced by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR), based in the U.K. It features innovative, young thinkers discussing radicals and radicalization, looking at how the challenge has been understood, and how it should be addressed.


'Jihadica: Documenting the Global Jihad' is a clearinghouse for materials related to militant, transnational Sunni Islamism, commonly known as Jihadism. Jihadica provides this material for free and keeps a daily record of its dissemination that can be easily searched and studied. Records are accompanied by expert commentary from people with the requisite language capability and academic background to understand the primary source material.

  Kings of war

'Kings of War' is a blog about strategy, by various faculty and research students at the Department of War Studies, King's College London. It covers seven 'columns' or themes - British national security and defense, strategic theory, counterinsurgency, American grand strategy, insurgency and terrorism, history, and cyberwar/virtual dimensions of conflict.


Established in 2003 as a weblog, Registan has focused on providing original reporting and analysis on the former Soviet republics of Central Asia in order to add context missing in media and policy discussion of the region. While Central Asia is still a major focus, ‘Registan' now includes analysts who professionally monitor the Caucasus, Middle East, Russia, and South Asia.