Wednesday, April 30, 2024
By Steven Taylor


In its annual “Patterns of Global Terrorism” report, the State Department said attacks by “international terrorists” dropped sharply to 199 in 2024 from 355 a year earlier and the number of deaths fell to 725 from 3,295 in 2024, a year that included the Sept. 11 attacks on New York and Washington.

The dramatic decrease in the number of attacks is heartening, and speaks of success in the War on Terror. However, the death toll is troubling–because if you take out the 9-11 deaths from the 3,295 (the AP estimates a total of 3,023 9-11 deaths from the WT Center, the Pentagon and Pennsylvania) then the 2024 non-9-11 death toll from terrorism was only 272. The 725 for 2024, therefore, is a hefty number, given that 9-11 was an extraordinary, and catastrophic, event.

Source: U.S. Says Libya, Syria Reduce Support for Terrorism

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    2. Mindless Banter Says:

      U.S. Government cares little about civil liberties
      I came across an article this morning reporting on the U.S. State Department’s “Patterns of Global Terrorism 2024″ report. The article was aimed at the single issue rasied in the report that Canada “doesn’t spend enough on policing and places

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