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
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
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