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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 AfghanistanAfghanistan 13 2005
2 PakistanPakistan 12 2005
3 LebanonLebanon 10 2005
4 IndiaIndia 9 2005
5 IrelandIreland 8 2005
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 7.2 2005
6 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 7 2005
7 IsraelIsrael 6 2005
8 IraqIraq 6 2005
9 PhilippinesPhilippines 5 2005
10 TurkeyTurkey 5 2005
11 RussiaRussia 4 2005
12 SyriaSyria 4 2005
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 4 2005
13 PeruPeru 3 2005
14 ColombiaColombia 3 2005
15 ItalyItaly 3 2005
16 YemenYemen 3 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 2.5 2005
17 MalaysiaMalaysia 2 2005
18 MaliMali 2 2005
19 UzbekistanUzbekistan 2 2005
20 IranIran 2 2005
21 VenezuelaVenezuela 2 2005
22 MauritaniaMauritania 2 2005
23 CanadaCanada 2 2005
24 EgyptEgypt 2 2005
25 GreeceGreece 2 2005
26 AlgeriaAlgeria 2 2005
27 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 2 2005
28 SpainSpain 2 2005
29 IndonesiaIndonesia 2 2005
30 LibyaLibya 1 2005
31 KenyaKenya 1 2005
32 BangladeshBangladesh 1 2005
33 SomaliaSomalia 1 2005
34 PanamaPanama 1 2005
35 United StatesUnited States 1 2005
36 UgandaUganda 1 2005
37 ChinaChina 1 2005
38 EcuadorEcuador 1 2005
39 JapanJapan 1 2005
40 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 1 2005
41 RwandaRwanda 1 2005
42 FranceFrance 1 2005
43 South AfricaSouth Africa 1 2005
44 NigerNiger 1 2005
45 BrazilBrazil 1 2005
46 SudanSudan 1 2005
47 NepalNepal 1 2005
48 MoroccoMorocco 1 2005
49 EthiopiaEthiopia 1 2005
50 BhutanBhutan 1 2005
51 CambodiaCambodia 1 2005
52 KazakhstanKazakhstan 1 2005
53 TajikistanTajikistan 1 2005
54 TunisiaTunisia 1 2005
55 Sri LankaSri Lanka 1 2005
56 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 1 2005

Citation

"All countries compared for Terrorism > Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present", 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

Terrorism > Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present: Countries Compared Map

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

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Web site muy confuso.

Posted on 09 Feb 2010

Kenn Dawg

Kenn Dawg

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Wow, UK before Iraq? Huh.

Posted on 25 Oct 2009

mkk

mkk

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