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START Director Contributes to State Department and NCTC Reports


START Director Contributes to State Department and NCTC Reports

May 1, 2009

This week, the State Department issued its annual report on terrorist activity, available at http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/122599.pdf, which includes "An Academic's Perspective on Open Source Event Data," written by START Director Gary LaFree (page 351).

A more comprehensive piece by Gary LaFree is included in the National Counterterrorism Center's (NCTC's) companion report at http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/terror_08.pdff (starting page 72).

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