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NCJ Number: 120257 Find in a Library
Title: FBI Analysis of Terrorist Incidents and Terrorist Related Activities in the United States, 1984
Corporate Author: Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit
Laboratory Division
United States of America
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 48
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 charts and narrative summaries analyze terrorist incidents and related activities that occurred in the United States during 1984 and were claimed by specific terrorist groups and give an overview of FBI counterterrorist efforts directed against both domestic and international terrorism.
Abstract: The 13 bombings and attempted bombings did not injure or kill anyone. They all took place in New York or Puerto Rico. Groups claiming responsibility for the incidents included Jewish Direct Action, the Organization of Volunteers for the Puerto Rican Revolution, the United Freedom Front, and Red Guerrilla Resistance. 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 criminal acts committed to support terrorism or as a result of it are included.
Main Term(s): Bombings
Index Term(s): Counter-terrorism tactics; Domestic terrorism; Revolutionary or terrorist groups
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