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US terrorism database has doubled in size since 2009

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Terror data baseA government database of known or suspected terrorists doubled in size in recent years, the Associated Press has learned. The growth is the result of intelligence agencies submitting names more often after a near-miss attack in 2009.

There were 1.1 million people in the database at the end of 2013, according to newly released figures from the National Counterterrorism Center, which maintains the information. There were about 550,000 people in the database in March 2010.

The Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment, or Tide, is a huge, classified database of people known to be terrorists, those who are suspected of having ties to terrorism, and in some cases those who are related to or are associates of known or suspected terrorists. It feeds to smaller lists that restrict peoples’ abilities to travel on commercial airlines to or within the US.

The Associated Press report was released nearly simultaneously with a similar report by Glenn Greenwald at The Intercept.

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