Terrorism Worldwide, 2018

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About the Book

This comprehensive worldwide study catalogs terrorist attacks in 2018, during which the Islamic State continued its decline from a quasi-government commanding territory the size of the United Kingdom to a more traditional terrorist network controlling just 1000 square miles. Yet IS still boasts 30,000 adherents in Syria and Iraq, with many others awaiting plans for attacks in their home nations. Organized by region and country, this volume covers domestic and international incidents around the world, outlining significant trends. The author offers several indicators of what to watch in the coming years. The single-year format allows readers access to the most up-to-date information on terrorism, while geographic focus more easily facilitates regional comparison.

About the Author(s)

Edward Mickolus teaches at the University of North Florida and other universities and is a member of the Board of Advisors at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School in Washington, D.C. A 33-year veteran of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, he is the author of 35 books, including a series of multi-volume chronologies and biographies on international terrorism.

Bibliographic Details

Edward Mickolus
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 185
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2019
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7940-2
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3747-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
2018 Incidents
Worldwide 9
Africa 10
Asia 27
Australia/New Zealand 46
Europe 48
Latin America 80
Middle East 86
North America 132
Appendix: Updates of Pre–2018 Incidents 149
Bibliography 173
Index to Countries and Places 175
Index of Terrorist and Other Groups and Organizations 177

Book Reviews & Awards

  • Reviews of the previous editions: “A good source for quick, basic information on all types of terrorism. Recommended”—Choice
  • “This book would be the perfect gift for many politicians on both sides the aisle. The meticulous detail that Mickolus brings to the book is mind-numbing. This is a book not to be missed… “exhaustively researched and documented compilation…superior…highly recommended”—ARBA
  • “Meticulously researched…an indispensable reference work…. Highly recommended”—Reference Reviews.