2006 Security Reports
- Letter Exposes New Leader in Al-Qa`ida High Command Combating Terrorism Center, United States Military Academy Released 25 Sep 2006 -- "On 7 June 2006, American military forces executed an air strike on an al-Qa`ida safe-house near Baqouba, Iraq, killing Abu Mus’ab al-Zarqawi, al-Qa`ida‘s commander in Iraq. U.S. and Iraqi forces subsequently acquired numerous documents from that safe-house. (...) The captured letter sheds new light on the friction between al-Qa`ida's senior leadership and al-Qa`ida's commanders in Iraq over the appropriate use of violence."
- Declassified Key Judgments of the National Intelligence Estimate "Trends in Global Terrorism: Implications for the United States:" dated April 2006 Office of the Director of National Intelligence April 2006, Released Sept. 26, 2006
- Strategic Challenges for Counterinsurgency and the Global War on Terrorism Edited by Dr. Williamson Murray. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College September 2006
- Foreign Policy Aspects of the War against Terrorism UK House of Commons - Foreign Affairs Select Committee 02 Jul 2006 -- "This is the seventh Report in a series on foreign policy aspects of the 'war against terrorism'. Our predecessor Committee launched this inquiry following the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks in the USA. These Reports, supplemented by other Reports on the decision to go to war in Iraq, on British-US relations and on human rights, have contributed to the ongoing debate on both the causes of terrorism and the United Kingdom's response to it."
- Report on the Progress of the Director of National Intelligence in Implementing the "Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004" Office of the Director of National Intelligence May 2006
- Government Response to the Intelligence and Security Committee's Report into the London Terrorist Attacks on 7 July 2005 UK Parliament Intelligence and Security Committee May 2006 -- "This Report sets out a number of conclusions and recommendations based on our work examining the intelligence and assessment prior to the July terrorist attacks in London." [PDF]
- Intelligence and Security Committee: Report into the London Terrorist Attacks on 7 July 2005 UK Parliament Intelligence and Security Committee May 2006 -- "On 7 July 2006 fifty-two people were killed in the terrorist attacks in London. The Intelligence and Security Committee has examined the intelligence and security matters relevant to the attacks and I enclose with this letter a Report which covers our findings." [PDF 660KB]
- Country Reports on Terrorism 2005 Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, US Dept. of State 28 Apr 2006 -- "U.S. law requires the Secretary of State to provide Congress, by April 30 of each year, a full and complete report on terrorism with regard to those countries and groups meeting criteria set forth in the legislation. This annual report is entitled Country Reports on Terrorism. Beginning with the report for 2004, it replaced the previously published Patterns of Global Terrorism."
- Counterterrorism in African Failed States: Challenges and Potential Solutions Authored by Colonel Thomas A Dempsey. Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College April 2006
- The Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned The White House 23 Feb 2006
- Situation of detainees at Guantánamo Bay United Nations Comission on Human Rights 16 Feb 2006 -- The present joint report is submitted by five holders of mandates of special procedures of the Commission on Human Rights who have been jointly following the situation of detainees held at theUnited States Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay since June 2004.
- Legal Authorities Supporting The Activities Of The National Security Agency Described By The President U.S. Department of Justice 19 Jan 2006 -- As the President has explained, since shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001, he has authorized the National Security Agency (“NSA”) to intercept international communications into and out of the United States of persons linked to al Qaeda or related terrorist organizations. The purpose of these intercepts is to establish an early warning system to detect and prevent another catastrophic terrorist attack on the United States. This paper addresses, in an unclassified form, the legal basis for the NSA activities described by the President (“NSA activities”).
- Special Issue: Influenza Overview Emerging Infectious Diseases Volume 12, Number 1-January 2006 - If an avian virus were able to infect people and gain the ability to spread easily from person to person, an influenza pandemic could begin. An influenza pandemic is a global outbreak of influenza and occurs when a new influenza virus emerges, spreads, and causes disease worldwide. Past influenza pandemics have led to high levels of illness, death, social disruption and economic loss.
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