Links of Interest

National Security Law Resources on the Internet

SCOLANS Liaisons with other ABA Committees:

Association of Former Intelligence Oficers

White House Cybersecurity Legislative Proposal, May 2011

Academic Programs

American University Washington College of Law

Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law

University of Virginia Professors and former Committee Chairs John Norton Moore and Robert F. Turner are editors of the second edition of National Security Law, a textbook published by Carolina Academic Press. The new textbook incudes contributions by more than two dozen experts in law and national security, including former directors and legal advisors to U.S. national security-related agencies and distinguished professors. The textbook may be ordered by phone at 800-459-7486 or at a discount online at

Duke Center on Law, Ethics and National Security

Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law

This link provides information on hundreds of national security-related organizations, and provides copies of prior issues of National Security Law Report. This website is maintained by the National Security Forum, an organization located at Catholic University.

Georgetown University Law Center on National Security and the Law

National Security Institute at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School

George Washington Univeristy Law School

Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, Syracuse University College of Law

The INSCT is a multidisciplinary, university-based center for the study of national security, international security, and counterterrorism, offering law and graduate certificates of advanced study and conducting incisive research and timely policy analysis. Part of Syracuse University’s College of Law and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, INSCT’s collaborative projects have shaped law and policy dialogues for more than 10 years.

Center on Law and National Security, New York University School of Law

Center on National Security Law, Fordham Law School

Center for Infrastructure Protection & Homeland Security, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Robert Strauss Center for International Security and the Law, The University of Texas School of Law

The Judge Alfred P. Murrah Center for Homeland Security Law & Policy, Oklahoma City University School of Law

Project on War and Security in Law, Culture, and Society, Emory University School of Law

Human Security Law Center, William & Mary Law School

Innovation Center for Law and Technology, New York Law School

The Center for Internet and Society, Stanford Law School

Cox International Law Center, Institute for Global Security Law and Policy, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Center for Terrorism Law, St. Mary's University School of Law

Homeland Security Masters Programs

Operation Iraqi Freedom

L.T. Smash: Live From The Sandbox

This blog is purported to be from an in theatre sailor.

Iraq war sites from a variety of newspapers and news channel

Washington Post

 The White House's Iraq: Denial and Deception

 New York Times

Fox's War on Terror

 U.S. News & World Report

CNN's War on Iraq

The Pentagon's News Photos

Los Angeles Times

Wall Street Journal.

Think Tank Iraq war Sites

 Cato's Southwest Asia site (including the current U.S. Order of Battle)

Center For Strategic & International Studies

The Council on Foreign Relations' Iraq Resource Center

 Brookings Institution.


U.S. Government Sponsored Sites

House Committee on Armed Services

Reports, bills, committee publications, press releases and hearing schedules of the U.S. House of Representatives' National Security Committee

Senate Committe on Armed Services

Reports, bills and hearing transcripts of the Senate Armed Services Committee

Foreign Military Studies Office

The U.S. Army's Office of Foreign Military Studies. One of the best National Security sites on the Web

Center for Contemporary Conflict

The CCC brings together national security and regional studies experts from academia, government, and the military to assess current and emerging security challenges such as international terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and regional conflict. The web site features full-text original analysis of contemporary international security issues, highlighted by its "Strategic Insights" series. The site also features conference reports, M.A. theses by officers and officials completing advanced degrees at the Naval Postgraduate School, and an extensive set of links to related web sites

NATO Official Home Page

Central Intelligence Agency

.National Security Agency

The U.S. specialists in communications and signals intelligence

Defense Intelligence Agency

Department of Defense intelligence analysis

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Formerly the National Imagery and Mapping Agency and the Defense Mapping Agency

Center for Studies of Intelligence

Run by the CIA, the center supports the analysis of the intelligence process; this site releases unclassified studies of intelligence issues

National Defense University

The military's leading institution of postgraduate education

Strategic Studies Institute

The primary research institute of the U.S. Army War College.


U.S. Army Forces Command

Indiana National Guard

The 38th Infantry Division

The Department of Homeland Security

The home page for Homeland Security. A related site is Ready.govrecommending personal preparations.

Papers and Research

National Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction

The U.S. strategy for nonproliferation of WMD. The Department of Defense issued a strategy report update in 

2014Doctrine for Joint Urban Operations

The DOD doctrine for MOUT activities using combined services

Global Trends 2015: A Dialogue About the Future With Nongovernment Experts

Sponsored by the CIA, this is an attempt at long-term trend prediction for primary change vectors

U.S. Commission on National Security/21st Century

Also known as the Hart-Rudman Commission, this is a Blue Ribbon Panel designed to provide research and guidance on national security issues for the future

Executive Summary of the Commission to Assess The Ballistic Missle Threat to the United States

The unclassifed summary of the Congressionally appointed committee's determination that we are vulnerable to being attacked by ballistic missles with little or no warning

Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center

Highly comprehensive DOD site

ALLC Main Menu

Canadian Army Lessons Learned Centre postings of after action analyses

Electronic RAND Documents

Full-text RAND documents available for download. The site contains a mix of national security and domestic issues documents. Some are in HTML format and some are in PDF format.

Think Tanks

CATO Institute Research

Foreign policy and national security papers by the CATO Institute

Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins University, this is an informative site on biological weapons

National Security Website

An information clearinghouse on national security established by the Foreign Policy and Defense Studies Department of the The Heritage Foundation

RAND, Inc.

The RAND organization is considered one of the leading think-tanks on strategic policy. Their strength and their weakness is that the concentrate on mathematical analysis of social phenonema.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)Center for International Trade and Security

Strongly focused on the problems of arms proliferation from Russia. Russian fellows of the program provide Russian perspectives of the situation. Sponsored by the University of Georgia

George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

This Center assists Central European nations in developing national security institutions that remain compatible with democratic government

Council on Foreign Relations

An exclusive club concerned with foreign policy issues

The Centre for Military and Strategic Studies

Part of the University of Calgary's Strategic Studies Program

Center for Global Security Research

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's research center focused on the effects of the dissemination and use of weapons of mass destruction. The site is in an early stage of construction.

News, Magazines and Links

Jane's Information Group

The Home Page of the best commercial publisher of military information.

Loyola Home Page on Strategic Intelligence

Extensive links to intelligence related subjects

The Chemical Weapons Convention Homepage

The U.S. government's site on the Chemical Weapons Convention.


Business Executives for National Security

Numerous reports and publications from this defense-oriented lobby

International Relations and Security Network

Extensive variety of defined and evaluated links. Organized by topic, subject, region and current issues

National Security Industrial Association

A lobbying group for defense contractors

Naval Intelligence Professionals

Aids oriented towards issues of maritime intelligence

MINWARA-The Mine Warfare Association

Organized with strong contacts to the Naval Postgraduate School, this organization concerns itself with all aspects of mine warfare issues


A memorial and information site on Desert Storm

Israeli Foreign Ministry

Web outpost of the Israeli Foreign Ministry

National Security Decision Making Game

A Facebook page on this live action rpg which is only available at particular conventions.