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Global Terrorism in 2017


In 2017, there were 10,900 terrorist attacks around the world, which killed more than 26,400 people, including 8,075 perpetrators and 18,488 victims. The patterns described in this background report provide a very general overview. We encourage readers to explore the Global Terrorism Database and consider contextual information for a comprehensive assessment.

Publication Information

Full Citation:

Miller, Erin. 2018. "Global Terrorism in 2017." START, College Park, MD. August.  https://www.start.umd.edu/pubs/START_GTD_Overview2017_July2018.pdf

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