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Big, Allied and Dangerous (BAAD)


Big, Allied and Dangerous (BAAD)

The Big, Allied and Dangerous (BAAD) online platform features updated, vetted and sourced narratives, and relationship information and social network data on 50 of the most notorious terrorist organizations in the world since 1998, with additional network information on more than 100 organizations. Funded through the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate’s Office of University Programs, the underlying BAAD database was created and is maintained by the Project on Violent Conflict at the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy.

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Group NameCountrysort descendingLethalityNumber of AlliesNumber of Rivals
The Northern Alliance (or United Islamic Front for Salvation of Afghanistan - UIFSA)Afghanistan403
Hizb-I-IslamiAfghanistan6442
TalibanAfghanistan7396142
Al-Qa'ida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb (AQLIM)Algeria67780
Jama'Atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)Bangladesh3830
National Council for Defense of Democracy-Forces For The Defense Of Democracy (NCDD-FDD)Burundi14111
Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM)China940
United Self Defense Units of Colombia (AUC)Colombia33202
Popular Liberation Army (EPL)Colombia1020
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)Colombia215752
National Liberation Army of Colombia (ELN)Colombia43522
National Liberation Front (FNL) (Burundi)Democratic Republic of Congo22111
Mayi MayiDemocratic Republic of the Congo5131
Allied Democratic Forces (ADF)Democratic Republic of the Congo17030
Democratic Front for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR)Democratic Republic of the Congo31011
Al-Gama'at Al-Islamiyya (IG)Egypt710
United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA)India55491
People's War Group (PWG)India23422
Dima Halao Daoga (Dhd)India3821
Communist Party of India - Maoist (CPI-M)India191653