Principal Investigator(s): LaFree, Gary; Dugan, Laura
Summary: The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) is composed of terrorist events recorded for the entire world from 1970 through 1997. The data were originally collected by the Pinkerton Global Intelligence Service (PGIS). Throughout the data collection period PGIS employed a broad definition of terrorism: the threatened or actual use of illegal force and violence to attain a political, economic, religious, or social goal through fear, coercion, or intimidation. The data include "terrorist groups" ... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR22541.v2
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