This survey contains statistical data that delineate various aspects of and major issues in international terrorism, focusing on the ongoing affair of foreign hostages in Lebanon. It presents an analysis of trends in Palestinian international terrorism.
1. Introduction 2. International Terrorism in 1988: Main Features 3. Palestinian International Terrorism: Current Trends and Political Implications 4. Foreign Hostages in Lebanon - Update 5. Chronology of Main Terrorist Incidents in 1988