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Global Terrorism Overview: Terrorism in 2019


Global Terrorism Overview: Terrorism in 2019

Abstract: 

In 2019, there were nearly 8,500 terrorist attacks around the world, which killed more than 20,300 people, including 5,460 perpetrators and 14,840 victims. The patterns described here provide a general overview. Trends include:

  • Increasing terrorist violence in Afghanistan sustained amid peace talks
  • Islamic State’s decline in Iraq and expanding global impact
  • Deadly increases in racially and ethnically motivated terrorism

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Miller, Erin. 2020. "Global Terrorism Overview: Terrorism in 2019." College Park, MD. July. https://www.start.umd.edu/pubs/START_GTD_GlobalTerrorismOverview2019_July2020.pdf

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Erin Miller
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