Trends in Terrorism Since 9/11: Is Terrorism Still a Threat to the United States?

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 2011

13 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2012

Date Written: February 9, 2011

Abstract

This article analyzes trends in terrorism worldwide over the last few years. The first half of the article draws on National Counter-Terrorism Center data to identify trends abroad. The second half of the article, drawing on a unique dataset collected by the author, focuses on trends inside the American homeland since 9/11. The article concludes with some brief policy guidance for the counter-terrorism community in light of the observed trends.

Keywords: Terrorism, United States, Trends, NCTC, WITS, START, 9/11, Homeland Security, Domestic Terrorism, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Suggested Citation

Klarevas, Louis, Trends in Terrorism Since 9/11: Is Terrorism Still a Threat to the United States? (February 9, 2011). Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2163208

Louis Klarevas (Contact Author)

Fulbright Foundation ( email )

6 Vassilissis Sophias Avenue, 1st floor
Athens, 106 74
Greece

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