Putting Numbers to What We Know: Tracking Terrorist Attacks in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza
Rept. from 1 Jan 2001-1 Jan 2004
INDIANA STATE UNIV TERRE HAUTE
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The activity of terrorist groups in the Middle East from January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2002 was examined to test six published assumptions about terrorism. Using existing data from the Anti Defamation LeagueInternational Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism database, we found that aggregating reports of terrorist attacks skew the results due to outliers in the data. Our data show the increase in deaths from terrorism is a result of suicide bombings and the activities of one particular group.
- Government and Political Science
- Unconventional Warfare