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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
=7 Iraq 6 2005
=9 Turkey 5 2005
=9 Philippines 5 2005
=11 Syria 4 2005
=11 Russia 4 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4 2005
=13 Yemen 3 2005
=13 Italy 3 2005
=13 Colombia 3 2005
=13 Peru 3 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.5 2005
=17 Indonesia 2 2005
=17 Spain 2 2005
=17 Kyrgyzstan 2 2005
=17 Greece 2 2005
=17 Egypt 2 2005
=17 Canada 2 2005
=17 Mauritania 2 2005
=17 Venezuela 2 2005
=17 Algeria 2 2005
=17 Iran 2 2005
=17 Uzbekistan 2 2005
=17 Mali 2 2005
=17 Malaysia 2 2005
=30 Azerbaijan 1 2005
=30 Sri Lanka 1 2005
=30 Tunisia 1 2005
=30 Tajikistan 1 2005
=30 Kazakhstan 1 2005
=30 Cambodia 1 2005
=30 Bhutan 1 2005
=30 Ethiopia 1 2005
=30 South Africa 1 2005
=30 Nepal 1 2005
=30 Sudan 1 2005
=30 Brazil 1 2005
=30 Niger 1 2005
=30 Morocco 1 2005
=30 France 1 2005
=30 Rwanda 1 2005
=30 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1 2005
=30 Japan 1 2005
=30 Ecuador 1 2005
=30 China 1 2005
=30 Uganda 1 2005
=30 United States 1 2005
=30 Panama 1 2005
=30 Somalia 1 2005
=30 Bangladesh 1 2005
=30 Kenya 1 2005
=30 Libya 1 2005

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

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

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Web site muy confuso.

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Wow, UK before Iraq? Huh.

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