Additional Resources

WITS NextGen

The Worldwide Incidents Tracking System (WITS) is a feature developed by the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC).It displays all tracked terrorist incidents worldwide as records in a chart or on a map. Records can also be filtered and searched through.

10. National Counterterrorism Center. “WITS NextGen”. National Counterterrorism Center. 2 August 2010.


Loretta Napoleoni: The intricate economics of terrorism

Expert Loretta Napoleoni speaks about how terrorism connects to our daily lives through the economics of terrorism; while the top leaders of a terrorist organization are concerned with deciding the political goals, all the other lower-level members are all about getting money. At the end of the day, terrorist organizations are actually run like businesses.

Napoleoni, Loretta. “Loretta Napoleoni: The intricate economics of terrorism”. TEDGlobal 2009. Dec 2009. 2 August 2010.


Terror Inc.: Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Network

Expert Loretta Napoleoni explains her work tracing the “money trail” of terrorist organizations throughout history. This is an in-depth extension of the first speech.

Napoleoni, Loretta. “Terror Inc.: Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Network”. 6 March 2008. 2 August 2010.

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