"Terrorism is an acute threat to international peace, justice, and security."
Mr. Jozias van Aartsen, Prime Minister of the Netherlands at
the UN Commission on Human Rights, Geneva, 27 March 2002
The threat of terrorism: Myth and reality
by Elias Davidsson, 2004
When governments and international organizations designate terrorism as a “threat to international peace and security? or as an “existential threat to civilization”, one would expect them to substantiate such claims with hard evidence, such as statistics on the number of victims from terrorism.