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U.S. Marine Corps
HIV/AIDS In Iraq
UN BCPR Crisis Prevention
Disaster Reduction Unit
UNDP Iraq Country Office
UNOSAT Satellite Imagery on Iraq
International Federation of
Red Cross and Red Crescent
Al-Qaeda and Russian Secret Services
Axis Globe Full Coverage
Join CENTCOM Mailing List
The U.S. CENTCOM Electronic Newsletter
What Extremists Are Saying
The CENTCOM website OSIF/OSINT sources
Republican Institute (U.S.A.)
activities in Iraq
for Democracy -
NED (U.S.A.) in Iraq
National Democratic Institute
For International Affairs (U.S.A.)
activities in Iraq
War with Iraq
Analysis and review
Foreign Policy In Focus:
National Gulf War
Intelligence Failures in Iraq
U.S. and British Reports
Comprehensive Report of
the Special Advisor to the DCI
on Iraq’s WMD, 30 September 2004
9-11 Commission Report
9-11 Commission Report Executive Summary
Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities
of the United States Regarding
Weapons of Mass Destruction
WMD in Iraq: Evidence and Implications
UPDATE: Review four summary tables
on assessments of Iraq's WMD capabilities
from the Carnegie report updated to include
a concise version of inaccuracies documented
by the Senate Committee.
The Full 500+ page Senate Committee report
(conclusions can be viewed as a seperate PDF.)
A transcript of the Senate
Committee's press briefing
A mentally unstable intelligence source
According to the report, CIA officials tried to tell the agency's top officials that Curveball was
"a suspected fabricator and may have been mentally unstable"...
Germany's intelligence agency had warned CIA well before the Iraq war that Curveball's information was not credible - but the warning was ignored. (The Guardian, April 2, 2004)
The UK House of Commons
Butler Report on British Intelligence
leading up to the Iraq War on July the 14th.
Chairman Butler's statement
Media and News Sources
BBC News | In Depth
Conflict with Iraq
This in-depth report from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is frequently updated and covers the latest news, analysis, feature stories, background information, timeline and maps, as well as a database of documents, country information and related web links. Features on the recent election are included.
CNN Special Report: War in Iraq
Online report from CNN covers all aspects of the war in Iraq and post-conflict status, including an archive of daily news on the war (archived after May 1, 2003), casualty numbers, descriptions of the weaponry and Coalition forces, and a section on The Struggle for Iraq.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)
The web site for the London-based organization IWPR includes a number of publications on Iraq in English with plans to translate documents into Arabic and Kurdish; among these are a weekly Iraqi Crisis Report and a new daily Iraqi Press Monitor. E-mail subscription is available.
Iraq Body Count
This web site tracks "reported civilian deaths resulting from the U.S.-led military intervention in Iraq." The database provides information on individual incidents date, time, location, target, weapons used, and the media source where it was reported. Also includes and overview of the projects, a description of methodology and related links.
Iraq Coalition Casualties
This web site tracks military deaths and wounded, using as sources the U.S. Department of Defense, CENTCOM and the British Ministry of Defence. Includes a news feed from wire services, a news archive, a database of incidents, casualties and fatality details on individuals. Also describes the methodology and defines the time periods used.
Leddy Library: Iraq 2003: Sources of News
Compilation of news sources on Iraq from the Leddy Library, University of Windsor, covering mainstream and alternative press.
News from the Iraq Foundation
Digests and summaries of news reports on Iraq from a variety of sources with an archive going back to 1999.
One World.Net: Full coverage: Iraq
Extensive database of news and analysis on Iraq with articles contributed by OneWorld partners, searchable by keyword, topic, and region with additional criteria for narrowing the search.
Online NewsHour: Iraq in Transition
The web site of the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer includes special reports on Iraq, with breaking news, features, audio clips, sections on governing Iraq, the insurgency, the reconstruction, and maps, among other resources. Previous archived reports on The Iraq War and the Road to War are also linked, as is a recurring video feature of the Honor Roll of American Service Personnel Killed in Iraq.
RFE/RL: The New Iraq
This special section of the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty web site includes current news, maps, a timeline, articles, analytical reports, selections from REF/RL Newsline III with daily news about Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan, Iraq reports, as well as Arab press comments and a link to Radio Free Iraq (news in Arabic).
UN News Centre: Iraq
Portal web site of the United Nations News Centre for Iraq information, with current news on the activity of UN agencies and missions in Iraq, with statements, briefings, and related stories. Includes documents (UN Security Council resolutions, for example) and the UN report dated February 23, 2004 on The political transition in Iraq (PDF).
Yahoo! News Full Coverage- - World - Iraq
Comprehensive list of links to special reports, news stories and sources, audio/video, magazine articles, related web sites and usenet groups. The Yahoo! News - Iraq in Transition update section of Yahoo! has the latest news, audio and video on Iraq.
U. S. Institute of Peace
Who Are the Insurgents?
Sunni Arab Rebels in Iraq
U. S. Institute of Peace
The War on Terrorism:
Comprehensive list of annotated links on Iraq created and maintained by David Durant, Political Science and Government Documents Librarian at East Carolina University, covering "selected resources on the political, economic, security, and other aspects of Iraq since the fall of the Ba'athist regime of Saddam Hussein in April 2003."
The War on Terrorism:
Saddam Hussein and Iraq has annotated links to resources for the situation in Iraq before April 2003, including news and commentary, government documents, political background and analysis, military and strategic issues, weapons of mass destruction and the impact of sanctions.
on the U.S. War Against Iraq
Annotated directory of news and
activist sites opposed to American military action
and the Middle East
of the Cultural Resources of Iraq
Campaigns, and Resolutions
Zarqawi Letter published
at official U.S. State Department web site (?!)
February 2004 Coalition Provisional Authority English translation of terrorist Musab al Zarqawi letter obtained by United States Government in Iraq.
OSINT, PSYOP & Infowar
How Modern Terrorism Uses the Internet
By Gabriel Weimann, U. S. Institute of Peace
Methods Utilized by Terrorists
in the New Age of Technology
7 Seas Global Intelligence
Society for Internet Research
9/11 The Darkest Day
An MSNBC interactive module
depicting the events of that fateful day.
Good site for some of the latest research
and analysis on terrorists and terrorism.
Analysis of the means and methods employed by Al-Qaida in the conduction of its activities.
Arabic Linguistics Training
Specially designed to prepare you or your students for the Arabic Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) produced by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC).
Hunting the Sleepers:
Tracking al-Qaeda's Overt Operatives