Central Intelligence Agency. A good site
for information on countries from around
the world right down to GDP and number
of political parties.
Capabilities and Performance Prior to
House of Representatives Permanent
Select Committee on
Intelligence, Subcommittee on Terrorism
and Homeland Security.
Department of Commerce
As the banner states, the Department of
Commerce has a "broad range of
responsibilities include expanding U.S.
exports, developing innovative
technologies, gathering and
disseminating statistical data,
measuring economic growth, granting
patents, promoting minority
entrepreneurship, predicting the weather
and monitoring stewardship". On-line
access to the budget, important calendar
of events, and links to individual
Department of Defense
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Justice
Home of the FBI. Links to various D o J
organizations, issues and news.
Department of State
Excellent site with access to current
policy, press briefings and statements,
"Dispatch Magazine", and the
organizational structure complete with
phone numbers. Too many areas to cover
here but well worth a look.
Digital National Security Archive
The Digital National Security Archive
contains the most comprehensive
collection of primary documents
available. The database contains more
than 35,000 of the most important,
declassified documents that led to US
"In a world that is changing by the
second, the FBI solves ever-increasing
challenges more intelligently, and at
higher levels." An excellent,
up-to-date site with information on the
FBI's national security and criminal
The Federal Information Network. The
National Technical Information Service
(NTIS) introduced FedWorld in November
1992 to help with the challenge of
accessing U.S. Government Information
online. Its mission is to provide a
one-stop location for the public to
locate, order and have delivered to
them, U.S. Government information. Great
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Joint Chiefs of Staff
Library of Congress
On-line search of the main collections
with links to news, events and other
on-line database resources.
Office of the National
Counter-Intelligence Executive. A great
page with access to updates, threats to
US business interests as well as news,
trends and developments.
The National Intelligence Council (NIC)
is a centre for US government mid-term
and long-term strategic thinking and for
intelligence community collaboration on
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
National Infrastructure Protection
The National Infrastructure Protection
Center (NIPC) serves as a national
critical infrastructure threat
assessment, warning, vulnerability, and
law enforcement investigation and
response entity. The NIPC provides
timely warnings of international
threats, comprehensive analysis and law
enforcement investigation and response.
National Reconnaissance Office
The NRO designs, builds and operates the
reconnaissance satellites. NRO
products, provided to an expanding list
of customers like the Central
Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the
Department of Defense (DoD), can warn of
potential trouble spots around the
world, help plan military operations,
and monitor the environment.
The National Security Agency. Links to
the mission statement and other useful
tidbits of information. Kind of thin but
then again that's to be expected.
National Security Archive
Access to the NSA in Washington D.C.
Allows an on-line search of the
archive's collections and provides links
to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation
database and others.
Security Policy Board
A new site that provides insight into
those factors that set US National
Security. A bit slow so be prepared to
wait for a bit.
THOMAS is the US Congress on the
Internet. Bills, roll call votes, etc.
can be found here. Searchable.
Today's Global News (Overseas Security
Advisory Council, US Department off
U.S. Government Documents: The U.S.
Intelligence Community (Columbia
U.S. House of Representatives
The header reads "The U.S. House of
Representatives' World Wide Web service
provides public access to legislative
information as well as information about
Members, Committees, and Organizations
of the House and to other U.S.
government information resources".
Pretty much sums it up. Need to find out
about a specific law or when the next
hearing is on a particular issue? This
is the place to go.
The "other" legislative branch of the
United States Government. Includes a
full listing of members, committees,
The White House
A great site with a searchable database
on speeches, publications, etc. Good
links to all manner of White House
information and other government
information. Includes the Interactive
Citizens Handbook which will let you
search just about every U.S. government