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Title: Analysis of Claimed Terrorist Incidents in the United States, 1981
Corporate Author: Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit
Laboratory Division
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 52
Sponsoring Agency: Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit
Quantico, VA
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Technical)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These tables and narrative summaries analyze terrorist incidents that occurred in the United States during 1981 and that were claimed by specific terrorist groups and give an overview of FBI counterterrorist efforts.
Abstract: The 42 incidents injured or killed 5 people. They included 17 bombings, 8 attempted bombings, 7 firebombings, and 10 other incidents, including shootings, assaults, takeovers, arson, and armed robberies. Groups claiming responsibility for the incidents included Armenian, Croation, Cuban, Iranian, Jewish, Libyan, Puerto Rican, and other groups. The FBI's counterterrorism efforts resulted in arrests, convictions, deportations, and seizures of arms and ammunition. Summaries of trends in domestic terrorism between 1977 and 1981 and of suspected terrorist incidents are included.
Main Term(s): Domestic terrorism
Index Term(s): Counter-terrorism tactics; Revolutionary or terrorist groups
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