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Documents in the Spotlight: ISIS

November 16, 2015

The Library shares important Government Documents on the topic of protecting the United States from terrorist organizations such as ISIS/ISIL.

In light of the November 13, 2015 terrorist bombings in Paris, France and the reported release of an ISIS video threatening Washington D.C with Paris-Style attacks; this month from the ASU Depository of Government Documents the links below address the topic of protecting the United States from terrorist attacks, both foreign and home-grown. To date, in 2015, the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Congress met numerous times to discuss several different aspects of protecting the nation against terrorism.

Some featured meetings are:

The administration’s strategy to confront ISIS : hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs

Countering violent Islamist extremism : the urgent threat of foreign fighters and home-grown terror : hearing before the Committee on Homeland Security

ISIL in America : domestic terror and radicalization : hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations of the Committee on the Judiciary

One flight away : an examination of the threat posed by ISIS terrorists with western passports : hearing before the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security of the Committee on Homeland Security

Additional hearings on this topic may be found by searching U-Search using keywords such as ISIS or ISIL.