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Latest Global Terrorism Database Stories

2012-07-31 10:35:17

Policies that reward abstinence from terrorism are more successful in reducing such acts of violence than tactics that aim to punish terrorists.

2010-09-03 14:39:21

A new report by terrorism researchers at the University of Maryland concludes that the deadly hostage-taking incident at the Discovery Communications headquarters in suburban Washington, D.C. meets the criteria of a terrorist act - a rare one for media organizations and the nation's capital region.

2010-07-08 13:06:45

The deadly, coordinated terror strikes in London five years ago - the 7/7 transit attacks - reflect emerging global trends.

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2010-05-05 08:30:00

Terrorist attacks in the United States over the past four decades have centered on New York City - the vast majority of them involving bombs or explosives, says a new report from the University of Maryland-based National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START).


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