May 18, 2022

European Parliament Briefing: “Global Terrorism: Trends in 2014/2015”

The following briefing (12 pages; PDF) was published by the European Parliament Research Service (EPRS) on November 9, 2015.


Global Terrorism: Trends in 2014/2015


European Parliament Research Service

The report includes the following sections:

  • Terrorism: the concept and data sources
  • Trends in terrorism in 2014
  • Regional developments
  • Organisational evolution
  • Major developments in 2015
  • Inter group competition
  • Territorial expansion and consolidation
  • Evolving strategies and tactics
  • EU policy response in 2015
  • Main references

Direct to Full Text Briefing Document

Briefing Summary

See Also: New Online Database Visualizes, Reveals Terrorist Networks and Behavior Over Time (October 29, 2015)

See Also: Global Terrorism Database (viaNational Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism)

See Also: GTD WebGL Globe

The updated GTD WebGL Globe is an interactive geographic visualization, currently in beta, that plots the location and frequency of yearly terrorist attacks worldwide from 1970-2014.

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