Since 9/11, hundreds of Americans and people residing inside the United States have been charged with jihadist terrorism or related crimes, or have died before being charged but were widely reported to have engaged in jihadist criminal activity. The rise of ISIS has brought an unprecedented surge in terrorism cases though there have been cases every year since 9/11, as illustrated below. As the years have passed since the peak of ISIS' influence, the number of terrorism cases has declined.
U.S. Terrorism-Related Cases by Year
Cases include individuals who are charged with or died engaging in jihadist terrorism or related activities inside the United States, and Americans accused of such activity abroad. Years indicate the year that individuals were charged or, if they were not charged, the year that they died. Hover over a square for more detail on the individual cases.