Attacks and Plots



Our team has tracked extremist attacks and plots across a number of ideologies and against a range of targets. Browse our work below:


Radicalization and Jihadist Attacks in the West

Released in June 2017, Fear Thy Neighbor: Radicalization and Jihadist Attacks in the West examines all Islamic State (IS)-motivated terrorist attacks carried out in Europe and North America since the declaration of the Caliphate by the group in June 2014. By analyzing the 51 attacks and their perpetrators, this study constitutes the first comprehensive account of attacks carried out during the past three years. 


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"[This report is] a great help for all those involved in counterterror work, those dealing with radicalization in communities, those tracing and detecting terrorism threats on the front line, and those working on the laws and policies that can help ensure we cut the terror threat still further." -Julian King, European Commissioner for the Security Union

"Fear Thy Neighbor is an invaluable resource that will be of great use to scholars, students, government agencies, non-governmental and community organizations, and the media. It presents a sober and compelling depiction of this threat and the measures needed to counter it." -Professor Bruce Hoffman, Georgetown University and author of Inside Terrorism