Released: Country Reports on Terrorism 2008

The Country Reports on Terrorism 2008 has just been released in compliance with Title 22 of the United States Code, Section 2656f (the ―Act), which requires the Department of State to provide to Congress a full and complete annual report on terrorism for those countries and groups meeting the criteria of the Act. Country Reports on Terrorism replaced the previously published Patterns of Global Terrorism.

Below is Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Ambassador Ronald Schlicher, and the Deputy Director for Information Sharing and Knowledge Development of the National Counterterrorism Center, Russell Travers during a special briefing and release of report yesterday.

The transcript of this special briefing is here. The full report is available as HTML files here or in PDF format [2.14 MB, 351 pages].