Latest Global Terrorism Database Stories
Policies that reward abstinence from terrorism are more successful in reducing such acts of violence than tactics that aim to punish terrorists.
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.
The deadly, coordinated terror strikes in London five years ago - the 7/7 transit attacks - reflect emerging global trends.
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).
- To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
- An illusion; a trick; a cheat.