Richard A. Clarke Receives Lifetime Achievment Award
Presented by James Andrew Lewis at RSA Conference 2015.


Drones Related


Recomendations and Report of The Task Force on Drone Policy
The Stimson Center
Taks Force Co-Chairs:
Gen. John P. Abizaid (US Army, Ret.) Rosa Brooks

Rise of the Drones
Time Magazine
By Lev Grossman

Why Drones Work
Daniel Byman
The Obama administration relies on drones for one simple reason: they work. Drone strikes have devastated al Qaeda at little financial cost, at no risk to U.S. forces, and with fewer civilian casualties than many alternative methods would have caused.
Why Drones Fail
Audrey Kurth Cronin
Drones are not helping to defeat al Qaeda and may be creating sworn enemies out of a sea of local insurgents. Embracing them as the centerpiece of U.S. counterterrorism would be a mistake.

The Killing Machines
The Atlantic Magazine
By Mark Bowden

Television and Film

Crashes mount as military flies more drones in U.S.
Hazard Above: The Crash in Jonestown, Pa.
Washington Post

Rise of the Drones

The Secret War

Remarks by President Obama
May 23, 2013
At the National Defense University

Reforming U.S. Drone Strike Policies
Micah Zenko
Council on Foreign Relations

The Drone Survival Guide Explains How to Take Down Flying Robots
Jake Hanrahan
Vice News


Cyber Related

Government Documents




Other Links


9-11 Related

In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the attacks of 9/11, The Center for First Amendment Studies and the www.911plus.org announce the Richard A. Clarke 2011 National Scholarly Monograph Contest for graduate students in good standing at American universities. The goal of the contest is to analyze the information leading up to 9/11, the United States’ subsequent invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, and related government decisions and actions in order to provide thoughtful analysis and public policy recommendations to make America more secure.

The Sepmber 11th Families' Association supports victims of terrorism through communication, representation and peer support. Our mission is to unite the September 11th community, present evolving issues, and share resources for long-term recovery.


Veterans Related

Wounded Warrior Project woundedwarriorproject.org
"Honoring and Empowering wounded warriors."
The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors.

"The quiet fund for quiet warriors"
The Special Operations Fund provides essential support to those who are quietly and bravely serving our country in sensitive missions around the world.

Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) was founded by Iraq war veterans in July 2004 at the annual convention of Veterans for Peace (VFP) in Boston to give a voice to the large number of active duty service people and veterans who are against this war, but are under various pressures to remain silent.

IAVA’s mission is to improve the lives of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families.
The Need: The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are in their fifth and sixth years respectively. More than 1.5 million American troops have served in Iraq or Afghanistan, and thousands have been deployed multiple times.

The Voice of America's 21st Century Patriots
The mission of VoteVets.org Political Action Committee is to elect Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to public office; hold public officials accountable for their words and actions that impact America’s 21st century servicemembers; and fully support our men and women in uniform.


Terrorism Related

The Jamestown Foundation Global Terrorism Analysis In-Depth Analysis of al-Qaeda and the War on Terror

The first multi-expert blog dedicated solely to counterterrorism issues, serving as a gateway to the community for policymakers and serious researchers. Designed to provide realtime information about terrorism cases and policy developments.


National Security Related

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) develops strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies that promote and protect American interests and values.

Center for American Progress Progressive Ideas for a strong, just and free America.


Other Authors

Recommened Reading

The Looming TowerThe Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
Lawrence Wright

Nuclear TerrorismNuclear Terrorism The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe
Graham Allison

The Next AttackThe Next Attack The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right
Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon

Crush The CellCrush The Cell How to Defeat Terrorism Without Terrorizing Ourselves
Michael A. Sheehan

The CommissionThe Commission The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation
Philip Shenon



Secure Cloud 2014 Video

Richard Clarke interview at #SecureCloud2014

Economists World 2013 Video

Cyberwar in 2013


Excerpts from Richard A. Clarke's Complete Collection.


Pinnacle Event
Sting of theDrone
The Scorpion's Gate


Cyber War
Against All Enemies
Your Government Failed You