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Terrorism > Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Title 22 of the US Code, Section 2656f, which requires the Department of State to provide an annual report to Congress on terrorism, requires the report to include, inter alia, information on terrorist groups and umbrella groups under which any terrorist group falls, known to be responsible for the kidnapping or death of any US citizen during the preceding five years; groups known to be financed by state sponsors of terrorism about which Congress was notified during the past year in accordance with Section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act; and any other known international terrorist group that the Secretary of State determined should be the subject of the report. The list of designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs) below is followed by a list of other selected terrorist groups also deemed of relevance in the global war on terrorism. Does not include US domestic groups.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Afghanistan 13 2005
2 Pakistan 12 2005
3 Lebanon 10 2005
4 India 9 2005
5 Ireland 8 2005
South Asia average (profile) 7.2 2005
6 United Kingdom 7 2005
7 Israel 6 2005
8 Iraq 6 2005
9 Philippines 5 2005
10 Turkey 5 2005
11 Russia 4 2005
12 Syria 4 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4 2005
13 Peru 3 2005
14 Colombia 3 2005
15 Italy 3 2005
16 Yemen 3 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.5 2005
17 Malaysia 2 2005
18 Mali 2 2005
19 Uzbekistan 2 2005
20 Iran 2 2005
21 Venezuela 2 2005
22 Mauritania 2 2005
23 Canada 2 2005
24 Egypt 2 2005
25 Greece 2 2005
26 Algeria 2 2005
27 Kyrgyzstan 2 2005
28 Spain 2 2005
29 Indonesia 2 2005
30 Libya 1 2005
31 Kenya 1 2005
32 Bangladesh 1 2005
33 Somalia 1 2005
34 Panama 1 2005
35 United States 1 2005
36 Uganda 1 2005
37 China 1 2005
38 Ecuador 1 2005
39 Japan 1 2005
40 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 2005
41 Rwanda 1 2005
42 France 1 2005
43 South Africa 1 2005
44 Niger 1 2005
45 Brazil 1 2005
46 Sudan 1 2005
47 Nepal 1 2005
48 Morocco 1 2005
49 Ethiopia 1 2005
50 Bhutan 1 2005
51 Cambodia 1 2005
52 Kazakhstan 1 2005
53 Tajikistan 1 2005
54 Tunisia 1 2005
55 Sri Lanka 1 2005
56 Azerbaijan 1 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Terrorism > Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/45313.pdf US Department of State Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism Country Reports on Terrorism 2004 April 2005 Department of State Publication 11248 Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism Printed in Multi-Media Services Released April 2005. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Terrorism/Number-of-Known-Terrorist-Organizations-Present

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NationMaster

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Many UK terrorism groups are based in Northern Ireland. Check UDA, UVF and LVF etc

Posted on 22 Feb 2010

frank

frank

0

Web site muy confuso.

Posted on 09 Feb 2010

Kenn Dawg

Kenn Dawg

0

Wow, UK before Iraq? Huh.

Posted on 25 Oct 2009

mkk

mkk

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