This is in my view the best book explaining Palestinian suicide terrorism. It deals with the demographics of Palestinian suicide bombers, their background, religiosity, political awareness, organizational attachments and motivations. It also deals with the social and political environment that contributes to their willingness to engage in a suicide operation, including the role and motivations of those who prepared them and sent them to carry out their deadly mission. The depth of this study provides students of suicide terrorism around the world with a template helping to determine whether particular attacks represented genuine suicide bombings or only appeared to be so.Read more . . .
Terrorism Is Not An Apocalyptic Threat May 2012 | John Mueller At present rates, an American’s chance of being killed by a terrorist is about one in 3.5 million per year. The number of people killed worldwide outside of war … Read more . . .
100% Scared: How the National Security Complex Grows on Terrorism Fears Tom Engelhardt June 10, 2011 | (…) [I]n the near decade since 9/11, while hundreds of Americans died from E. coli, and at least 30,000 from food-borne illnesses generally, … Read more . . .
The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) does not possess terrorism statistics I forwarded to the CTC the following question: "I have been looking for terrorism statistics in UN reports and have not yet found any. I am particularly interested in … Read more . . .
Impressions of Terrorism, Drawn From Court Files http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/19/us/19bar.html?_r=2&scp=4&sq=Aref&st=nyt&oref=slogin&oref=slogin New York Times By ADAM LIPTAK Published: February 19, 2008 Jeffrey Breinholt, who is on leave from a counterterrorism post at the Justice Department, has been studying what he calls “an undervalued … Read more . . .
In the article below the authors studiously avoid to mention the number of fatal victims of terrorism, particularly those who die from terrorism outside areas of armed conflict. No mention is made in this article of the number of people who died from terrorism in the United States. Read more . . .
A drill designed to prepare the Commons for a terrorist attack was attended by just five per cent of MPs. Leader of the House Geoff Hoon told journalists that "about 30 MPs" had taken part and that he "wished there … Read more . . .
"Terrorism has become one more actuarial risk, like getting out of bed. Americans have shown they can live with the risks of getting out of bed, and terrorism as well, particularly if terrorism is as low as it has been."Read more . . .
Will the terrorist attacks affect your insurance policies? By Vicki LankargeLast updated Sept. 17, 2001 Insure.com Worried that the recent terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., will affect your personal insurance policies? The direct losses from … Read more . . .
Title: Deaths from international terrorism compared with road crash deaths in OECD countriesAuthor(s): Wilson N, Thomson GSource: INJURY PREVENTION 11 (6): 332-333 DEC 2005Document Type: ArticleLanguage: English Abstract: Objective: To estimate the relative number of deaths in member countries of … Read more . . .
Statistics on terrorism fatalities in Western Europe by Elias Davidsson On January 15, 2006, I attempted a google search on the following strings: “statistics on european terrorism” “statistics on terror in europe” “statistics on terrorism in europe” “european statistics on … Read more . . .
United Nations has no terrorism statistics Searches of the UN official web site for the strings "terrorism statistics" and "terror statistics" carried out on January 15, 2006, did not yield a single document. See results: UN terror statistics.pdf Yet, the … Read more . . .
Statistics prove prescription drugs are 16,400% more deadly than terrorists July 05, 2005 by Jessica Fraser http://www.newstarget.com/009278.html Since Americans spend so much money on health care, they should be getting a high quality of care, right? Unfortunately, that’s not the … Read more . . .
The Justice Department’s hoax "domestic terrorism" statistics From: Declan McCullagh < … Read more . . .
See No Terror, Hear No Terror NPR April 22, 2005 BROOKE GLADSTONE: From WNYC in New York, this is NPR’s On the Media. I’m Brooke Gladstone. BOB GARFIELD: And I’m Bob Garfield. For 20 years, the State Department has issued … Read more . . .
Terrorism statistics 1996-1999 from the book The No-Nonsense Guide toTerrorism by Jonathan Barker, 2002 Terrorism 1996 1997 1998 1999 Africa 80 28 5,379 185 Asia 1,507 344 635 690 Eurasia 20 27 12 8 Latin America 18 11 195 9 … Read more . . .
"In 2004, deaths ascribed to terror acts worldwide amounted to 1,907 persons. " (NCTC)Read more . . .
"The cold statistics of a RAND Corp. database show the impact of the explosion of violence in Iraq: The 5,362 deaths from terrorism worldwide between March 2004 and March 2005 were almost double the total for the same 12-month period before the 2003 U.S. invasion."
[About 50,000-100,000 people die worldwide yearly of snake bites, approximaterly 10 times more than deaths from terrorist acts; about 16,000 people a year are murdered in the United States alone, about 1000 times more than U.S. nationals dying from terrorist acts:
On snake bite statistics, see http://frogsandsnakes.homestead.com/snakebitefacts.html] and