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Terrorism and Counter-terrorism: Select Websites

Websites Global Terrorism

This page covers the history of terrorism, introduces the global insurgency theory, profiles known terrorist groups, and much more.

United States Government

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The HSDL website produces  Critical Releases of Documents every two weeks, which it believes are of particular interest or of potential importance.




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Benghazi Time Line: The Long Road from "Spontaneous Protest" to Premeditated Terrorist Attack

2012 article by Eugene Kiely, posted on (updated June 29, 2016)

Timeline of progress regarding the Report of the Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi. Includes a link to the Final Report published with the Government Printing Office in December 2016.

International Humanitarian Law

International humanitarian law (IHL) is a set of rules which seek, for humanitarian reasons, to limit the effects of armed conflict. It protects persons who are not or are no longer participating in the hostilities and restricts the means and methods of warfare.
~International Committee of the Red Cross