You will be amazed at the vast amount of online OSINT information available to you- here’s 59 Websites on terrorism, national Security and homeland security.

I search through these 59 Public OSINT resources to find timely information on issues involving national security, home grown terrorism, overseas terrorism, and other intelligence issues. If you are an author, journalist, a writer of spy fiction (or non-fiction), an intelligence professional, or simply a curious spy buff, these resources will help you find information.

Hint: When I have a timely topic to research, I often find it directly on the home page of these resources. If not, I type it in to the “Search” box, which most of these resources have.

You will be amazed at the information you collect. Enjoy!

Intelligence Online: Global Strategic Intelligence

Army Times

The Aviationist is run by David Cenciotti, a journalist based in Rome, Italy, who launched the blog in 2006: since then, it has grown to become one of world’s most authoritative and read military aviation websites.

Independent Strategy & Intelligence Study (ISIS) is composed of retired military members who served in the US Army Special Forces and served as Intelligence Analysts in the Air Force, Navy, Army or Marines. Their goal is to educate Americans on the threat posed by ISIS and similar groups in the Middle East and Africa.

Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is the world’s oldest independent think tank on international defense and security.

Homeland Security & Defense Center (RAND Corp.)

Small Wars Journal

Center for Terrorism & Security Studies

Navy Recognition: online magazine for naval defense & maritime security industry.

Defense Web

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Defense Blog: military & defense news

Foreign Affairs

Stratfor Global Intelligence

Geopolitical Monitor

Radicalization Research

Strategy Page

Homeland Security News Wire

Updates on U.S. Intelligence Community agency happenings

Updates on Foreign Spy Agencies

OODA Loop: Observe, Orient, Decide, Act

Intel News

Defense News

Military Times

Defense One

Air Force Times

Federal Times


Defense 24

DOD- Dept. Of Defense

Breaking Defense

Homeland Security

The National Interest

IHS Jane’s 360

IHS Jane’s 360- Terrorism & Insurgency

Nextgov- Cyber Security

Nextgov- Defense

CIA official site

Security Week

Debka File

National Defense

In addition, these sites offer even more OSINT resources:




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