5,362 deaths from terrorism worldwide between March 2004 and March 2005

"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
http://jic.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/19/5/259

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