Developed by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism and
START: A Center of Excellence of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security,
University of Maryland. "The Global Terrorism Database is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around the world from 1970 through 2008 (with annual updates planned for the future). Unlike many other event databases, the GTD includes systematic data on domestic as well as international terrorist incidents that have occurred during this time period and now includes more than 87,000 cases.