Oh, and the apologists will tell you that it has absolutely nothing to do with Islam. KGS
Over 13,200 killed by terrorists in 11,500 attacks: State Department
On Thursday, the U.S. Department of State released its annual, U.S. Congress–mandated Country Reports on Terrorism 2010, an assessment of incidents and trends in international terrorism that occurred between January 1 and December 31, 2010.
The statistics revealed that more than 11,500 terrorist attacks occurred in 72 nations during 2010, and there were more than 13,200 deaths attributed to terrorist attacks.
Besides filling a Congressional requirement, this analysis is aimed at enhancing Americans’ understanding of the international terrorist threat.
The report focuses on policy-related assessments, country-by-country breakdowns of foreign government counterterrorism cooperation, and contains information on WMD terrorism, State Sponsors of Terrorism, Terrorist Safe Havens, and Foreign Terrorist Organizations.The report also includes a statistical annex prepared by the National Counterterrorism Center.