Friday, November 20, 2015

Surge In Mass Terror Attacks..........ANOTHER PESKY FACT!

Surge In Mass Terror Attacks

It isn't your imagination—there really are more mass-casualty terror attacks.

The chart above 
doesn't take into account the Paris terror attacks, or indeed any that have occurred this year. But the terror group that claimed responsibility, Islamic State, is also the leading perpetrator of all attacks between 2000 and 2014, accounting for 12% of the total.

Perpetrator, from 2000-2014Coordinated attacks% of coordinated attacks
Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant75712%
Boko Haram5589%
Al Qaeda in Iraq4006%
Communist Party of India — Maoist3375%
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan1753%
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia1653%
New People's Army1192%
Fulani Militants1042%
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula1032%
Corsican National Liberation Front861%
Donetsk People's Republic831%
Basque Fatherland and Freedom (ETA)691%
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)641%
Moro Islamic Liberation Front631%
Jemaah Islamiya611%
United Liberation Front of Assam601%
Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement551%
Unaffiliated individuals521%

The Paris attacks went after so-called "soft" targets.

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