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Overview: Terrorism in 2014


In 2014, more than 16,800 terrorist attacks took place worldwide, causing more than 43,500 deaths and more than 40,900 injuries, including perpetrator casualties. More than 11,800 people were taken hostage in terrorist attacks in 2014. This report provides a brief overview of patterns of terrorism in 2014, highlighting trends from the Global Terrorism Database (GTD

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Full Citation:

Miller, Erin. 2015. "Overview: Terrorism in 2014." START College Park, MD. August. http://www.start.umd.edu/pubs/START_GTD_OverviewofTerrorism2014_Aug2015.pdf.

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