Patterns of Global Terrorism

Discussion in 'Politics' started by darkhorse, Apr 30, 2004.


    "There were 190 acts of international terrorism in 2003, a slight decrease from the 198 attacks that occurred in 2002, and a drop of 45 percent from the level in 2001 of 346 attacks. The figure in 2003 represents the lowest annual total of international terrorist attacks since 1969."

  2. Obviously, we don't want to read too much into any one individual data point, however that does seem encouraging. Even if ultimately accurate, liberal claims of Iraq as the best possible Al Qaeda recruitment tool don't appear to have increased terrorist activity yet.