Terrorism, 2013–2015

A Worldwide Chronology


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About the Book

This second comprehensive chronology of international terrorist attacks covers three eventful years during which the Islamic State supplanted al-Qaeda as the most active, well-financed and well-armed terrorist group worldwide. Domestic and international incidents around the globe are covered, outlining several trends and exploding a number of media myths. The author examines the enigmas of contemporary terrorist behavior and offers indicators and predictions to watch for in the coming years.

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: 572
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, indexes
Copyright Date: 2016
pISBN: 978-1-4766-6437-8
eISBN: 978-1-4766-2589-8
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

2013–2015 Incidents 17

Updates of 1971–2012 Incidents 517


General 545

Africa 546

Asia 546

Europe 546

Latin America 547

Middle East 547

United States/North America 548

Responses 548

Fiction 549

Internet 549

Index to Countries and Places 551

Index of Terrorist and Other Groups and Organizations 563

Book Reviews & Awards

“Exhaustively researched and documented compilation”—ARBA. Reviews of the previous edition: “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.