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Worldwide Terror List 2015

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The risk of a future terror attack on a country's soil, major overseas interests or citizens abroad is something that most societies and governments have to deal with, even in states where there are no known active subnational armed groups. In the past decade, for instance, international politics was hallmarked by the issue and its reverberations bringing war, invasions, thousands of pieces of counter-terror legislation and a myriad of new government agencies in both law enforcement and intelligence.

However, since terrorism is such a multifaceted issue, it does not only affect national security., but also several other layers of government, and the work of international organizations and relief agencies. The operations of terrorist outfits around the globe affect many countries' foreign policies, alliances, their applied doctrines in geopolitics, their diplomacy and several other layers of government. Often in different ways, but the issue also heavily influenced the activites of international organizations. Relief agencies, their policies, overseas operations and staff are similarly profoundly affected. Hence, it is pivotal for political decision-makers and governmental employees, international organizations and relief agencies to be highly knowledgeable when it comes to subnational armed activities.

The Worldwide Terror List 2015Global Assessment of Active Terrorist Organizations is a book that compiles all the information needed by government and law enforcement agencies, international organizations and relief agencies to obtain a deeper understanding and an extensive knowledge on modern day terrorism. It contains a wide array of verified data on all active terrorist organizations in the world, listing their ideologies, their preferred targets, their leaders, the severity of their attacks, their technical capabilities, their areas of operations and more.

Besides, what makes the Worldwide Terror List 2015Global Assessment of Active Terrorist Organizations an especially unique tool in the hands of government agencies, international organizations and relief agencies is its special focus on attacks against embassies, the international diplomatic corps (incl. delegations), international organizations, refugee camps and relief workers. In addition to attack patterns, the book provides analysis of the likelihood of a group carrying out international attacks.

The Worldwide Terror List 2015Global Assessment of Active Terrorist Organizations is a user-friendly tool for all branches of government, international organizations and relief agencies serving as a basis for country reports, security briefs, strategic planning and analysis. Assessing regions, countries or drawing up probable trends in terrorist activity are all effectively aided by the Worldwide Terror List 2015Global Assessment of Active Terrorist Organizations, making it an essential instrument for all those with a professional stake in world affairs, prevention and risk mitigation.