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Interesting Fact Indeud: In Wake of U.S. Global War on Terror, International Terrorist Attacks Have Quadrupled Since 911

If the United States’ war on terror was intended to curb terrorist attacks, then it has failed to meet its goal.

Since the September 11, 2001, attacks, terrorism incidents worldwide have actually gone up, from 982 in 2002 to 4,564 in 2011, according to a new study from the Institute for Economics and Peace.

Fatalities resulting from terrorism also have increased, although they peaked five years ago and have been on a downward trend since. In 2002, more than 3,800 people died due to terrorist attacks, climbing to 7,473 deaths last year, 25% less than in 2010.

The countries most impacted by the rise of terrorism incidents have been IraqPakistanAfghanistanIndia and Yemen…”

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