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.


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.


'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.


'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.

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.