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Global Terrorism in 2017


Global Terrorism in 2017

Abstract: 

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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Erin Miller
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