Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction
Also known as the Gilmore Commission, the panel's site, hosted by the Rand Corporation, includes the reports to Congress, minutes, and news releases.
Armed Conflict and Intervention Project
Data sets and bibliographic citations to data sets on world conflict regions, direct military interventions, political interaction events, bilateral trade flows, memberships in conventional intergovernmental organizations, forcibly dislocated populations, and arms trade.
Both the powers of the President and the powers of Congress to declare war, direct the military, repel invasions, suppress insurrections, and govern the land are laid out within the United States Code. Examples of legislation include: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978; Homeland Security Act of 2002; Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004; National Emergencies Act; USA PATRIOT Act of 2001; War Powers Resolution. You can also find administrative security law in the Code of Federal Regulations and in the Federal Register.
Accessions and Openings of Records
from the National Archives
CIA FOIA Electronic Reading Room
CIA's Historical Review Program, with the exception of several statutorily mandated requirements, is a voluntary declassification program that focuses on records of historical value.
Links to full text of reports published by the CIA.
CIA World Factbook
This is a reference resource produced by the CIA with almanac-style information about the countries of the world. The Factbook is available online and is partially updated every week. It provides a two- to three-page summary of the demographics, geography, communications, government, economy, and military of 266 entities including U.S.-recognized countries, dependencies, and other areas in the world.
Cold War International History Project
The project supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War, and seeks to disseminate new information and perspectives on Cold War history emerging from previously inaccessible sources.