Patterns of Global Terrorism

  1. What common patterns of behavior and methods can you identify across regions and movements?
  2. Conduct a search for other Web sites that offer advice for organizing terrorist cells and carrying out terrorist attacks. Do you think that the online terrorist manuals and weapons advice are a danger to global society?
  3. Compare the Web sites for the monitoring organizations. How would you describe the quality of their information? Are they providing a useful service?
  • Patterns of Global Terrorism (State Department):
  • The Terrorist’s Handbook: Search engine, enter: Terrorist’s Handbook

For an online search of terrorist tactics and targets, readers should activate the search engine on their Web browser and enter the following keywords:

  • Terrorist Weapons
  • Terrorist Manuals