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> Overseas Security Advisory Council
The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) is a Federal Advisory Committee with a U.S. government charter to promote security cooperation between American business and private sector interests worldwide.
http://www.osac.gov
> Janes
Janes Information Group is a world leading provider of intelligence and analysis on national and international defence, security, and risk developments. Governments, militaries, business leaders, and academics in over 180 countries rely on Jane's providing timely and unsightful information on threat and security issues.
http://www.janes.com
> The White House
This site provides up-to-the-minute news from the White House.
http://www.whitehouse.gov
> Terrorism Research Center
It is an independent institute dedicated to the research of terrorism, information warfare and security, critical infrastructure protection, homeland security, and other issues of low-intensity political violence and gray-area phenomena.
http://www.terrorism.com
> Center for Defense Information
It is dedicated to strengthening security through international cooperation. CDI's Terrorism Program is designed to provide insights, in-depth analysis and facts on the military, security and foreign policy challenges as the USA, and the world, face terrorism.
http://www.cdi.org/index.cfm
> Travel Safety Information
This site contains over 130 pages worth of travel safety tips that can be useful to any traveler. You will find tips involving luggage, theft, avoiding pickpockets, laptop theft, and hotel burglary.
http://www.kevincoffee.com/safety_tips_index.htm
> Security and Travel Safety
This site is called Randy's Travel Tips on Keeping Safe and Secure in the Third World. It includes information on bodily harm, theft, safety rules to travel by, protecting your belongings, safety while traveling, safety in your hotel, storing luggage, shopping ripoffs, safety on the street, people who approach you on the street, a ripoff primer, fast change, Mickey Finn, security for women travelers, what to do if you are victimized, photography, and more.
http://www.ease.com/~randyj/secure1.htm#ystol
> Come Back Alive
The official website of Robert Young Pelton. This is the place where professionals, adventures, travelers, and those who work and travel in high risk areas can keep abreast of the latest information and safety tips.
http://www.comebackalive.com
> Global Options Group
They provide integrated risk management solutions for a complex world.
http://www.globaloptions.com
> Kroll
They are the world leading risk company. They help companies, government agencies and individuals reduce their exposure to risk and capitalize on business opportunities.
http://www.kroll.com
> Global Security
Global Security is the leading source of background information and developing news stories in the fields of defense, space, intelligence, WMD, and homeland security. Launched in 2000, Global Security is the most comprehensive and authoritative online destination for those in need of both reliable background information and breaking news. Global Security, is well-respected, trusted and often-referenced in the media, both domestically and internationally.
http://www.globalsecurity.org
> Council on Foreign Relations
Welcome to the website of the Council on Foreign Relations. It is designed to be an online resource for everyone in these turbulent times who wants to learn more about the complex international issues challenging policymakers and citizens alike.
http://www.cfr.org
> UN Action to Counter Terrorism
All too often we are reminded that terrorism continues to inflict pain and suffering on lives all over the world. Almost no week goes by without an act of terrorism taking place somewhere in the world, indiscriminately affecting innocent people who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Countering this scourge is in the interest of all nations and the issue has been on the agenda of the United Nations for decades.
http://www.un.org/terrorism
> Comprehensive Resource of Travel Safety Tips
Outstanding travel safety tips all in one location. This site is a must for all travelers says the Travel Answer Man! Know before you go on your next vacation or business trip!
http://complianceandsafety.com/safety-tips/travel-safety-tips.php
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