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1 Armed Conflict Database 2007 Worldwide When searching for specific information the user can either browse through the different year-on-year reports and fact sheets online or generate reports. The ACD has a built-in-function which can generate targeted reports on conflict data back to 1997 and correlates reports from various years, conflicts, regions and topics. Variables can be isolated or combined and the results are easily presented, either on-screen in a table or when downloaded.
2 American Ambulance Association Terrorism Preparedness Survey 2004 USA Organizational Needs, Preparations for Terrorist Attacks
3 Survey of Terrorism Preparedness among Pediatrics 2006 USA A National Survey of Terrorism Preparedness Training Among Pediatric, Family Practice, and Emergency Medicine Programs
4 RAND State and Local Law Enforcement Preparedness 2002 2004 USA How Prepared Are State and Local Law Enforcement for Terrorism?
5 The Documentation Francaise Political Data Base from "Banque d'Information Politique et d'Actualites." France France information, including renowned French terror data (referenced in Schmid's Political Terrorism)
6 PIPA/Knowledge Networks US Foreign Policy Poll 2006 USA What Kind of Foreign Policy Does the American Public Want?
7 Mental health of Israeli People 2006 Israel Mental health and resiliency following 44 months of terrorism: a survey of an Israeli national representative sample
8 Muslims Believe that US Seeks ot undermine Islam 2007 Morocco, Indonesia, Pakistan, Egypt Muslim Public Opinion on US Policy, Attacks on Civilians, and al Qaeda
9 Foreign Affairs and Defense Issues 2005 USA Many different polls (will have to acquire from AP, etc.)
10 CORA 2005 UK Terror After London 7/7 bombings
11 CORA 2004 Canada Canada-U.S. Border and Terrorism
12 CORA 2003 Canada Fear of Terrorist Attack in North America
13 CORA 2003 Canada Long term Solution to Terrorism
14 CORA 2002 Canada Life Normal After Terrorism
15 CORA 2002 Canada Cause of Terrorism
16 In Arabic 2006 Jordan Center for Strategic Studies at The University of Jordan
17 The Elcano Royal Institute Database of many studies, including both survey-based and nonsurvey-based work. Examples below.
18 International Terrorism and Public Opinion in Spain (ARI) 2007 Spain Perceptions of Spanish public opinion of the current threat from international terrorism, its causes and the expectations of further Jihadist attacks.
19 International Cooperation and Collaboration in the Fight Against Terrorism 2007 Spain This ARI reviews cooperation and collaboration mechanisms in the fight against terrorism within the European Union and at other levels of international society
20 Do Government and Citizens Agree on How to Combat International Terrorism? 2006 Spain This paper looks into the measures adopted to combat international terrorism, the adaptation of domestic national security structures and the perceptions of public opinion in Spain.
21 Towards a Social Characterisation of Jihadist Terrorism in Spain: Implications for Domestic Security and Action Abroad 2006 Spain This ARI analyses socio-demographic data relating to 188 persons who were imprisoned in Spain between 2001 and 2005, under suspicion of involvement in Jihadist terrorism, enabling us to map a social characterisation of this phenomenon: they are typically men born between 1966 and 1975, aged from 26 to 40 on arrest, basically North African immigrants andmostly in possession of legal immigration documentation; most had settled in Madrid, Barcelona and the Mediterranean coast; with a few exceptions, they are predominantly uneducated individuals with low standards of professional skills. Based on the above, a series of recommendations can be made to prevent Jihadist terrorism, in terms of both domestic security and action abroad.
22 Bali II: Will it be a Turning Point? 2005 Indonesia, India This ARI reviews the measures being taken, in addition to those that ought to be adopted, for Indonesia to develop a satisfactory response to the threat of Islamist terrorism following the bomb attack in Bali on 1 October 2005.
23 The Terrorism Index 2007 USA Survey of nonpartisan group of 100 top policy experts
24 Rethinking Our Strategy on Terrorism 2007 USA Experts surveyed in the recent Terrorism Index overwhelmingly agree that the U.S. must shift its focus in the war on global terrorist networks.
25 The Energy Warp 2007 USA Peter Ogden outlines a strategy for boosting our national security by reducing dependence on oil from unstable and hostile regimes.
26 Iraq By the Numbers 2007 USA The U.S.-led invasion of Iraq began four years ago. Here's an assessment of what the war has cost us in lives, funds, and lost opportunities.
27 Assessing Our National Security 2007 USA Reps. Reyes and Shays highlight findings of the new, nonpartisan survey of top foreign policy experts from CAP and FOREIGN POLICY.
28 Harboring Terrorists 2007 USA Senior Policy Analyst Caroline Wadhams outlines an action plan for eliminating al-Qaeda’s power in the Middle East.
29 How Safe is America from a Terrorist Attack? 2006 USA A bipartisan survey of national security experts says U.S. is less safe now than after 9/11 due to failed Bush administration policies.
30 The Terrorism Index 2006 USA Report released by the Center for American Progress and Foreign Policy magazine shows that experts believe America is less safe now than before 9/11.
31 The Terrorism Index 2006 USA
32 The Terrorism Index 2006 USA
33 Preventing Toxic Terrorism 2006 USA How Some Chemical Facilities Are Removing Danger to American Communities
34 Public Opinion Watch 2005 USA
35 Failing Grades: America's Security Three Years After 9/11 2004 USA
36 Public Opinion Watch 2004 USA
37 Public Opinion Watch 2004 USA
38 Submission to HAC's Inquiry into Terrorism and Social Cohesion and Survey 2004 UK
39 Muslim Response - Counter-Terrorism Discussion Paper and Survey 2004 UK
40 Guardian Muslim Brittain Special Report 2002 UK Survey conducted by FAIRUK to determine whether Muslims felt the Guardian's series on British Muslims was fair.
41 Israel & the States 2006 Israel, USA Information about how each individual state worked with Israel. Economically, politically, etc.
42 Public Opinion Toward Terrorism 2006 Worldwide Collection of polls from various sources about terrorism (probably should get the polls themselves, rather than reference this page)
43 Islamic Extremism: Common Concern for Muslim and Western Publics 2005 11 nations Spring 2005 11-Nation Survey
44 U.S. Image Up Slightly, But Still Negative 2005 11 nations Spring 2005 11-Nation Survey
45 A Year After Iraq War 2004 9 nations March 2004 9-Nation Survey
46 Views of a Changing World 2003 6 nations November 2002 6-country Survey & January 2003 U.S. Omnibus Update
47 Views of a Changing World 2003 44 nations Summer 2002 44-Nation Survey (large file, 3.7MB)
48 Views of a Changing World 2003 May 2003 21-Population Survey
49 America's Image Further Erodes, Europeans Want Weaker Ties; But Post-War Iraq Will Be Better Off, Most Say 2003 9 countries March 2003 9-Country Survey
50 America's Image Further Erodes, Europeans Want Weaker Ties; But Post-War Iraq Will Be Better Off, Most Say 2003 USA March 2003 News Interest Index (U.S.)
51 What the World Thinks in 2002 2002 6 countries November 2002 6-Country Survey
52 What the World Thinks in 2002 2002 44 nations Summer 2002 44-Nation Survey (large file, 3.7MB)
53 Americans and Europeans Differ Widely on Foreign Policy Issues; Bush's Ratings Improve But He's Still Seen as Unilateralist 2002 Europe April 2002 Bush International II Poll
54 Bush Unpopular in Europe, Seen As Unilateralist 2001 Europe August 2001 Bush International Poll
55 Impact of Reserves Deployment on Counties 2004 USA
56 Homeland Security Funding: The Urban Areas Security Initiative 2004 USA
57 ISDC Election Study 1999 1999 Israel Respondents were also asked to assess the influence of the following issues on their Knesset voting decisions: Jerusalem, the economy, security policy, social policy, state vs. religion, Lebanon, peace and the territories, Palestinian terrorism, and the corruption trial of Shas party leader Aryeh Deri.
58 ISDC Election Study 2001 2001 Israel They also gave their views on issues such as Jerusalem, terrorism, the economy, economic issues, foreign security issues, and the agreement with the Palestinians, and how these issues could affect voting for prime minister.
59 National Center for Disaster Preparedness 2007 USA The New York City Principals Pandemic Flu Survey: Are Schools Prepared? April 2007
60 National Center for Disaster Preparedness 2007 USA Executive Summary and Final Report: Pediatric Emergency Preparedness for Natural Disasters, Terrorism and Public Health Emergencies:
61 National Center for Disaster Preparedness 2007 USA Executive Summary and Final Report: Emergency Preparedness: Addressing the Needs of Persons with Disabilities
62 National Center for Disaster Preparedness 2006 USA Where the American Public Stands on Terrorism, Security, and Disaster Preparedness Five-Years after September 11, One-Year after Hurricane Katrina, September 2006
66 National Center for Disaster Preparedness 2004 USA How Americans Feel about Terrorism and Security: Three Years After September 11th November, 2004
67 Journal of PREHOSPITAL AND DISASTER MEDICINE 2006 USA Hawaii Physician and Nurse Bioterrorism Preparedness Survey
68 Journal of PREHOSPITAL AND DISASTER MEDICINE 2005 USA Survey of EMTs' Attitudes towards Death
69 IACP Research Center 2003 USA 2003 Community Satisfaction Survey - Town of Geddes Police Department
70 IACP Research Center 2005 USA An online survey was conducted to identify the most critical technology needs for law enforcement. The results of this survey are presented in this report, and represent a staring point from which to build a strategy for research and analysis of the issues that are impacting both large an small departments nationwide.
71 PollingReport.com 2007 USA Collection of polls from various sources about terrorism.
72 PollingReport.com 2007 USA Collection of polls from various sources about disaster preparedness.
73 NIJ/American Prosecutors Research Institute 2005 USA Local Prosecutors Respond to Terrorism: Responsibilities, Priorities, and Challenges.
74 NIJ/American Prosecutors Research Institute USA The Preparedness of Private Security in Shopping Malls. Survey of 2000 private security professionals.
75 University of Michigan 2001 USA New ISR survey finds some positive impact of terrorist attacks on American psyche: Black, Hispanic and Asian Americans get higher ratings on "feeling thermometer."
76 State System Membership (v2004.1) 2004 Global This data set records the fluctuating composition of the state system since 1816. It also identifies countries corresponding to the standard Correlates of War country codes.
77 Inter-state War 1997 Global War takes many forms in the contemporary era, including serious military conflicts between states (inter-state war), between states and non-state actors (extra-state war), and within states (intra-state war). This data set records such events over the 1816-1997 period.
78 Extra-state War 1997 Global War takes many forms in the contemporary era, including serious military conflicts between states (inter-state war), between states and non-state actors (extra-state war), and within states (intra-state war). This data set records such events over the 1816-1997 period.
79 Intra-state War 1997 Global War takes many forms in the contemporary era, including serious military conflicts between states (inter-state war), between states and non-state actors (extra-state war), and within states (intra-state war). This data set records such events over the 1816-1997 period.
80 Militarized Interstate Disputes 2001 Global his data set records all instances of when one state threatened, displayed, or used force against another. Version 3.0 covers the 1816-2001
81 National Material Capabilities 2001 Global Power is considered by many to be a central concept in explaining conflict, and six indicators—military expenditure, military personnel, energy consumption, iron and steel production, urban population, and total population—are included in this data set. It serves as the basis for the most widely used indicator of national capability, CINC (Composite Indicator of National Capability) and covers the period 1816-2001.
82 Formal Alliances 2000 Global Alliances have been credited with preventing wars and provoking wars, and they have been important instruments of statecraft for centuries. This data set records all formal alliances among states between 1816 and 2000, including mutual defense pacts, non-aggression treaties, and ententes.
83 Territorial Change 2000 Global Territory has played an important role in interstate conflict, and this data set records all peaceful and violent changes of territory from 1816-2000.
84 Direct Contiguity 2000 Global Geographic factors are known to play an important role in conflict. The Direct Contiguity data set registers the land and sea borders of all states since the Congress of Vienna, and covers 1816-2000.
85 Colonial/Dependency Contiguity 2002 Global The Colonial/Dependency Contiguity data set registers contiguity relationships between the colonies/dependencies of states (by land and by sea up to 400 miles) from 1816-2002.
86 Intergovernmental Organizations 2000 Global Although the number of intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) grew dramatically during the late 20th century, they have been part of the world scene for much longer. This data set tracks the status and membership of such organizations from 1815-2000.
87 Diplomatic Exchange 2005 Global The Diplomatic Exchange data set tracks diplomatic representation at the level of charg'affaires, minister, and ambassador between states from 1817-2005.
88 Bilateral Trade Global Trade is considered by many to have a pacifying effect on the relations of states. This collection of bilateral trade data begins in 1870 and covers most members of the interstate system.
89 Integrated Data for Events Analysis 2002 Global Event Analysis dataset, "available for Emory patrons online"
90 Homeland Security Group 2003 Unknown Homeland Security Report - must register to receive (free)
91 World Bank 1996 Global Measuring Income Inequality Database
92 World Bank Global Partition as a Solution to Ethnic War 
93 World Bank Global International Peacebuilding: A Theoretical and Quantitative Analysis
94 World Bank Global Armed Conflict 1946-2001 
95 World Bank Global World Bank Group Database on Entrepreneurship
96 World Bank Global Public Credit Registries Survey Dataset
97 World Bank Global Reaching out: Access to and use of banking services across countries
98 World Bank Global Small and Medium Enterprises: Overcoming Growth Constraints
99 World Bank Global Deposit Insurance Around the World (updated 2005)
100 World Bank Global A New Database on Financial Development and Structure (updated in 2006)
101 World Bank Global Bank Regulation and Supervision Database (being updated)
102 World Bank Global Episodes of Systemic and Borderline Financial Crises   
103 World Bank Global Bank Concentration and Crisis
104 World Bank Global Fiscal Effects of Foreign Aid in a Federal System of Governance: The Case of India
105 World Bank Global Gender Disparity in South Asia: Comparisons Between and Within Countries Data Set
106 World Bank Global The Epidemiological Impact of an HIV/AIDS Vaccine in Developing Countries
107 World Bank Global The Composition of Public Expenditures and Economic Growth
108 World Bank Global What Does Aid to Africa Finance?
109 World Bank Global Nigeria - Decentralized Service Delivery Survey (Health) 
110 World Bank Global Papua New Guinea - Service Delivery Survey (Education)
111 World Bank Global The Medical Brain Drain Frederic Docquier,
112 World Bank Global 1991 - 2004 The Brain Drain with Age of Entry Michel Beine,
113 World Bank Global 1990 & 2000 The Brain Drain Database Frederic Docquier,
114 World Bank Global 1990 & 2000 Global Migrant Origin Database
115 World Bank Global Sub-Saharan Africa
116 World Bank Global Middle East and Northern Africa
117 World Bank Global East Asia
118 World Bank Global Database of Political Institutions
119 World Bank Global New Tools and New Tests in Comparative Political Economy: The Database of Political Institutions (2001)
120 World Bank Global World Business Environment Survey (WBES)
121 World Bank Global Unofficial Economy Dataset
122 World Bank Global Telecommunications Regulation Database
123 World Bank Global Electricity Regulation Database
124 World Bank Global Global Development Network Growth Dataset
125 World Bank Global Small States, Small Problems? Dataset
126 World Bank Global International Measures of Schooling Years and Schooling Quality Dataset
127 World Bank Global Africa's Growth Tragedy: Policies and Ethnic Divisions Dataset
128 World Bank Global Policies and Institutions that Promote Saving
129 World Bank Global Bureaucrats in Business: The Economics and Politics of Government Ownership Dataset
130 World Bank Global Idea Gaps and Object Gaps in Economic Development (Romer Dataset)
131 World Bank Global Effective Development Assistance/dataset from Measuring Aid Flows
132 World Bank Global Aid, Policy and Growth (EDA dataset)
133 World Bank Global Governance Matters IV: Governance Indicators for 1996-2004
134 World Bank Global Small States, Small Problems? (dataset)
135 World Bank Global Governance Research Indicators (dataset)Growth Is Good for the Poor. Published in Journal of Economic Growth (2002) (dataset). 
136 World Bank Global Institutions, Trade and Growth. Published in Journal of Monetary Economics (2002) (dataset).
137 World Bank Global The Lost Decades: Developing Countries’ Stagnation in Spite of Policy Reform 1980-1998. Published in Journal of Economic Growth (2001) (dataset).
138 World Bank Global Inflation and the Poor. Published in Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking (2001) (dataset).
139 World Bank Global Life During Growth.Published in Journal of Economic Growth (1999) (dataset).
140 World Bank Global Tables for Paper: Explaining Employer Provided Training Incidence and Intensity in Thai Manufacturing Firms, April 26, 1998.
141 World Bank Global Inflation Crises and Long-Run Growth. Published in Journal of Monetary Economics (1998) (dataset).
142 World Bank Global Regulatory Discretion and the Unofficial Economy. Published in American Economic Review (1998) (dataset).
143 World Bank Global Stock Markets, Banks, and Economic Growth. Published in American Economic Review (1998) (dataset).
144 World Bank Global Has Latin America's Post-reform Growth Been Disappointing? Published in Journal of International Economics (1997) (dataset).
145 World Bank Global Good Policy or Good Luck? Country Growth Performance and Temporary Shocks Dataset
146 World Bank Global Educational Attainment Data, 1960 - 1985
147 World Bank Global Measuring Income Inequality Database
148 World Bank Global Public Goods and Ethnic Divisions
149 World Bank Global Levine-Loayza-Beck Dataset on Finance and the Sources of Growth and Financial Intermediation and Growth
150 World Bank Global How Strongly Do Developing Countries Benefit From Equipment Investment? Dataset
151 World Bank Global The Soviet Economic Decline Dataset
152 World Bank Global Public Sector Deficits and Macroeconomic Performance Dataset
153 World Bank Global The Role of Macroeconomic Factors in Growth Dataset
154 World Bank Global Fiscal Policy and Economic Growth: An Empirical Investigation Dataset
155 World Bank Global Capital Fundamentalism, Economic Development, and Economic Growth Dataset
156 World Bank Global A sensitivity Analysis of Cross-Country Growth Regressions
157 World Bank Global Dataset associated with "The Effects of Infrastructure Development on Growth and Income Distribution"
158 World Bank Global Shafik and Bandyopadhyay Dataset
159 World Bank Global Physical Capital Stock: Sources, Methodology and Results Dataset
160 World Bank Global Decomposing World Income Distribution Database
161 World Bank Global Household Surveys (LSMS)
162 World Bank Global Poverty in India (Dataset) 
163 World Bank Global Poverty Mapping Program
164 World Bank Global A Cross-country Database for Sector Investment and Capital
165 World Bank Global Air Pollution in Major Cities (PM10 concentrations) 
166 World Bank Global Attracting Doctors to Rural Areas (Indonesia)
167 World Bank Global Indonesia Farmer Field School Study
168 World Bank Global Infrastructure Economic Performance
169 World Bank Global International Road Federation - World Road Statistics
170 World Bank Global IPPS Pollution Intensity and Abatement Cost Datasets 
171 World Bank Global Investing in Infrastructure 
172 World Bank Global Private Participation in Infrastructure Dataset
173 World Bank Global What Improves Environmental Performance? Evidence from Mexican Industry 
174 World Bank Global Trade Restrictiveness Indices 
175 World Bank Global Data on Trade and Import Barriers (12 tables)
176 World Bank Global Trade, Production and Protection Database, 1976 - 2004
177 World Bank Global Trade and Production Database
178 World Bank Global World Development Indicators - 2005  
179 World Bank Global Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Database
180 World Bank Global  Global Antidumping Database - Version 2.1
181 World Bank Global Innovation and Development around the World, 1960 - 2000
182 World Bank Global WTO Dispute Settlement Database
183 World Bank Global  Input-Output Tables and Social Accounting Matrices for Russia and its Regions
184 GlobalIncidentMap.com Global A global display of terrorism and other suspicious events
185 Combating Terrorism Center at West Pointe Global, specifically "horn of Africa" "Harmony and Disharmy" documents - collection of previously unreleased documents with analysis of Al Qaida's weaknesses
186 U.S. Department of State Global Collection of reports on global terror patterns
187 PEW Internet & American Life Project 2005 America July 2004 Selective Exposure - This data set contains questions about 2004 election issues including the war in Iraq, gay marriage, and free trade....
188 PEW Internet & American Life Project 2005 America Post-Election 2004 Tracking Survey - The data set contains questions about the 2004 election along with tracking questions....
189 PEW Internet & American Life Project 2005 America May-June 2004 - The data set contains questions about images from the war in Iraq, search engines, and prescription drugs online....
190 PEW Internet & American Life Project 2003 America March 2003 Iraq War Data Set - Contains questions about news consumption Internet use in relation to the war in Iraq....
191 PEW Internet & American Life Project 2003 America September 11 Anniversary 2002 Data Set - This dataset includes questions about use of the Internet prior to and after the attacks of September 11, 2001....
192 PEW Internet & American Life Project 2002 America October 19-November 18, 2001 Tracking Data - This dataset contains questions about people's continuing reactions to post 9-11, including the anthrax incidents, and how people used the Internet to communicate and learn more about these events....
193 PEW Internet & American Life Project 2002 America October 2-7, 2001 Tracking Data - This data set contains questions about people's reaction to the September 11 terrorist attacks and how people used the Internet in the aftermath of the attacks....
194 PEW Internet & American Life Project 2002 America September 20-October 1, 2001 Tracking Data - This data set contains questions about people's reaction to the September 11 terrorist attacks and how people used the Internet in the aftermath of the attacks....
195 PEW Internet & American Life Project 2002 America September 12-19, 2001 Tracking Data - This data set contains questions about people's reaction to the September 11 terrorist attacks and how people used the Internet in the aftermath of the attacks....
196 FBI 2003 America Terrorist incidents and preventions by year (until 2001) and by region and type
197 Gallup Polls 2007 America Polls on terrorism, more. Requires subscription
198 MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base 2007 America Terrorism Knowledge Base offers in-depth information on terrorist incidents, groups, and trials.
199 U.S. Department of State 2007 Global List of Foreign Terror Organizations
200 U.S. Department of State 2007 Global Terror Exclusion List
201 MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base 2007 Global Other Terror Organizations
202 START - GTD2 2007 Global Global Terrorism Database developed and maintained by START
203 START - GTD1 2007 Global Global Terrorism Database developed and maintained by START
204 Monterey WMD Terrorism Database 2004 Global Generally restricted to members of armed services, but can request access
205 National Counterterrorism Calendar 2007 Global Tracking terrorism incidents
206 International Institute for Counter-Terrorism 2007 Global Databases for terror organizations, terror incidents, and terror activists
207 Homeland Security Standards Database 2007 America One-stop access to standards critical to first responders et al.
208 National Vulnerability Database 2007 America U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data
209 Florida Institute of Technology Hurricane Database 2006 America Indexing 2436 storms by name or season from 1851-2006
210 National Geophysical Data Center Earthquake Strong Motion Database 2007 America The database contains information on the triggering earthquake and station characteristics for each accelerogram.