How Long Does it Take to Catch a Terrorist?

Interactive, data.

Following the Boston Marathon bombing, I wondered how long does it take to catch a terrorist? To try to answer that, I compiled data on the most violent terrorist bombing attacks on the U.S. since 1974, and looked at how many days the manhunts took. I also wanted to know how long it took for the terrorist to be convicted and executed, if that’s what their sentence called for.

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