US Department of State Released the Country Reports on Terrorism for 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and the Department of State’s Bureau of Counterterrorism have released the congressionally mandated Country Reports on Terrorism 2019 and the accompanying Annex of Statistical Information, with analytical and editorial help for the second straight year from Adam Blackwell’s team at DSG. The Country Reports are an annual report […]

#GTTAC Meeting with National Counterterrorism Center

This past Friday, we had the pleasure of meeting with the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) to present GTTAC’s terrorism research and showcase our database, methodology and discuss the challenges and opportunities of this project. In 2004, NCTC began collecting open source information on global terrorism incidents to generate a database of terrorism […]

George Washington University’s Program on Extremism Hosts Omar Mohammed Talk on ISIS in Mosul. #terrorism #GTTAC #GWU

Omar Mohammed’s talk today for George Washington University’s Program on Extremism provided an intricately detailed account on the conditions in Mosul and the atrocities committed by ISIS. His harrowing accounts of these atrocities were contrasted by his discussions of the work currently being done to repair Mosul’s civil society and cultural heritage sites. His stories […]

Wilson Center and George Washington University – Intersection of Illicit Trade and Terrorism. #GTTAC #Terrorism #Venezuela

It’s been an interesting day here in Washington D.C. The Wilson Center today discussed the growth of Venezuela’s illegal economies and its impact on peace and regional stability. Also, George Washington University’s (GWU) Program on Extremism today presented on domestic terrorism. Their presentation addressed both contemporary knowledge in understanding domestic terrorism and the domestic terrorism […]