What Is Terrorism?

Learn how terrorists have sought to achieve their goals all over the world with this video on terrorism.

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What the World’s Terrorist Groups Have in Common

From the KKK to al-Qaeda, learn how strong ideology motivates terrorist groups to commit violence, no matter their goals.

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Who Counts As a Terrorist?

What are the major types of terrorism? From foreign groups to domestic threats, learn how the U.S. government defines terrorism and its legal consequences.

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Global Terrorism Trends

Explore terrorism trends through five data charts that help show the threat of terrorism around the world and how it has changed over time.

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Radicalization and Right-Wing Extremism

Learn how QAnon, white supremacists, and Silicon Valley have contributed to an evolving domestic terror threat.

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Terrorism and the Media

How do terrorists use the media? From Osama bin Laden to the Islamic State, learn how terrorists use internet and media coverage to shape their goals.

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The History of Terrorism and U.S. Counterterrorism Since 1945

From the creation of the CIA to the “War on Terror,” learn about the evolution of U.S. counterterrorism policies in this terrorism timeline.

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Tools of Counterterrorism

What is counterterrorism? Learn how governments try to prevent terrorist attacks in this video on terrorism.

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How a Single Phrase Defined the War on Terror

What is the 2001 AUMF and what does it have to do with 9/11? From the invasion of Afghanistan, to the Iraq War, and more, learn how the United States justified U.S. counterterrorism policy for over two decades.

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The Terrorist Money Trail

How do terrorists get funding? Learn about the challenges of targeting the finances of terrorist groups in this free resource on terrorism. 

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