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Fatema Hosseini is shown in front of a projected image of Afghans lining up to board a military jet

The Dreams of Fatema

Driven From Afghanistan by Extremism, a UMD Journalism Student Envisions a Better Future for Her Homeland

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Deserted street in downtown Cairo at night

A Side Effect of COVID Lockdowns: Less Violence in Middle East

UMD Researcher’s Study Tracked ISIS Attacks in Egypt, Iraq and Syria

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Scene of Christmas 2020 RV explosion

UMD Report: Conspiracy Theories Fueled More Terror Attacks in 2020

New Data From START Shows Little Pandemic Effect and Concentration of Violence in Afghanistan

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Video at the Jan. 6 hearings reads "2:14 p.m. Proud Boy Joe Biggs enters the Capitol"

Op/Ed: A ‘Supercontagion’ of Dangerous Groups Converged at the Capitol

UMD Extremist Expert Dispels Myth of the ‘Ordinary American’ at Riot

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A man wearing a QAnon sweatshirt protests against US Capitol police officers

Researchers Track QAnon Crimes, Find Links to Past Trauma

Most Extremists Radicalized in Less Than One Year, START Analysis Finds

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Man carries QAnon sign

The Endurance of Conspiracy

UMD Expert Explains the 2020 Election’s Influence on Extremism and the Challenges for Tech and a New White House

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Lawn sign that reads, "Hate has no home here" in different languages

Research Reveals Tremendous Diversity in Hate Crime Offenders’ Backgrounds, Motivations

New Project at START Compiles Data on 1,000+ Criminals and Who They Target

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Roadside memorial outside of Walmart

START Report: Global Terrorist Violence Continues to Fall

Lethality of Racially and Ethnically Motivated Attacks Rose in 2019, UMD Researcher Finds

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A counterterrorism unit from the state of Lower Saxony conducts a training operation in Hanover, Germany in July.

START Report: Global Terrorism Fell in 2018

Annual Dataset Released; Partnership Announced to Distribute Database to Governments, Scholars, Others

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U.S. Capitol building with American flag

UMD Expert to Senate: Stronger Response to Domestic Terror Needed

START Director Urges Committee to Improve Data Collection, Embrace Rehabilitation Programs

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Vigil for victims of Sri Lankan Easter bombings

Op/Ed: Easter Attacks a “Game-Changing Event” in Sri Lanka

Professors Pinpoint 4 Underlying Causes, Say Bombings Signal ISIS Strength in Southeast Asia

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Godzilla reading illustration

Masters of Disasters

Class Teaches Students About Tragedies, From Real World to Silver Screen

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