Roger Gomm, Editorial Advisory Panel Member and CRJ Security Correspondent, advises on reading the US State Department’s Annual Report on Terrorism for 2014.
The report provides invaluable information about the global threat of terrorism (Prometheus72 / Shutterstock.com)
The US State Department has published its Annual Report on Terrorism for 2014. This is a useful document which, while being US-centric, contains much information about the global threat. It is a long report but you may find the executive summary and the section on Europe (which is divided into individual countries) of particular interest.
The report’s chapters include
Chapter 1. Strategic Assessment
Chapter 2. Country Reports: Africa Overview
Chapter 2. Country Reports: East Asia and Pacific Overview
Chapter 2. Country Reports: Europe Overview
Chapter 2. Country Reports: Middle East and North Africa Overview
Chapter 2. Country Reports: South and Central Asia Overview
Chapter 2. Country Reports: Western Hemisphere Overview
Chapter 3: State Sponsors of Terrorism Overview
Chapter 4: The Global Challenge of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear (CBRN) Terrorism
Chapter 5: Terrorist Safe Havens (Update to 7120 Report)
Chapter 6. Foreign Terrorist Organizations
Chapter 7. Legislative Requirements and Key Terms
It's worth a read!