Terrorism, 2008–2012

A Worldwide Chronology


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About the Book

This comprehensive chronology provides coverage of every international terrorist attack covered in public literature—including newspapers, news magazines, radio, television, websites, and other media—from 2008 through 2012, plus updates on events that occurred before that period. It notes trends in suicide bombings, violence against Western and local hostages, letter bombs, food tampering, major assassinations, and other attacks by terrorists of all stripes. Changes in security measures around the world are also included, as are the key players in each event, ranging from terrorists to victims to individuals trying to prevent the next attack.

About the Author(s)

Edward Mickolus teaches at the University of North Florida, is a member of the Board of Advisors at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School in Washington, D.C. and is the president of Vinyard Software, Inc., which publishes datasets on international terrorism. A 33-year veteran of the US 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: 344
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2014
pISBN: 978-0-7864-7763-0
eISBN: 978-1-4766-1467-0
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

2008–2012 Incidents 9

Updates of 1950–2007 Incidents 291


General 313

Africa 316

Asia 316

Europe 317

Latin America 318

Middle East 318

United States/North America 321

Responses 323

Fiction 327

Internet 328

Index to Countries and Places 329

Book Reviews & Awards

“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”—ARBA; “meticulously researched…an indispensable reference work…. Highly recommended”—Reference Reviews.