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Chapter 20 – Counterterrorism Agencies and Their Work

Martin Innes and Helen Innes


The Council of Europe works to help member States fight terrorism more effectively through national legislation and international co-operation. Published on the website are country profiles for Member and Observer States and up to date reporting on policy and strategy.


In this TED Talk, Dr Benedetta Berti, an Eisenhower Global Fellow and a TED Senior Fellow, critically examines responses to 9/11 and sets out how we can better respond and prevent terrorism by reconciling our values on security and human rights.


The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) is the most comprehensive unclassified database on terrorist attacks in the world. It includes information of domestic and international terrorist attacks globally from 1970 to 2019, with more than 200,000 cases. It is freely available for non-commercial research purposes.