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Terrorism

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  • Terrorism and U.S. Policy, 1968–2002 database is part of the Digital National Security Archive of declassified government documents covering U.S. policy toward critical world events – including military, intelligence, diplomatic and human rights dimensions – from 1945 to the present. Each collection is assembled by foreign policy experts and features chronologies, glossaries, bibliographies, and scholarly overviews. Within the Digital National Security Archive is the database, Terrorism and U.S. Policy, 1968–2002. The principal focus of this collection is international terrorism, beginning with the July 1968 hijacking of an El Al jet to Algiers, other incidents, and the 9/11 attack and aftermath. Beyond the immediacy of these descriptive documents, the materials in this collection also give a uniquely detailed portrait of the enormous counter-terrorism planning and decision-making apparatus that has grown over the years within the U.S. government.