Graph of the Day for March 1, 2010

"[In] compliance with God's order, we issue the following fatwa to all Muslims:  The ruling to kill the Americans and their allies -- civilians and military -- is an individual duty for every Muslim who can do it in any country in which it is possible to do it... This is in accordance with the words of Almighty God... We -- with God's help -- call on every Muslim who believes in God and wishes to be rewarded to comply with God's order to kill the Americans and plunder their money wherever and whenever they find it..."  Osama bin Laden, 1998 fatwa.


2008 Worldwide Deaths from Terrorist Attacks, by Perpetrator Category


Source:  National Counterterrorism Center, 2008 Report on Terrorism.


Hoven's Index for March 1, 2010


Number of terrorist attacks worldwide in 2008:  11,800

Number of deaths, injuries and kidnappings from terrorism:  over 54,000

Number of deaths from terrorism in 2008:  15,765

In the Western Hemisphere:  370

US citizens killed in terrorist attacks in 2008:  33

US citizens kidnapped by terrorists in 2008:  5

Source:  National Counterterrorism Center, 2008 Report on Terrorism.


Graph of the Day Archive.
"[In] compliance with God's order, we issue the following fatwa to all Muslims:  The ruling to kill the Americans and their allies -- civilians and military -- is an individual duty for every Muslim who can do it in any country in which it is possible to do it... This is in accordance with the words of Almighty God... We -- with God's help -- call on every Muslim who believes in God and wishes to be rewarded to comply with God's order to kill the Americans and plunder their money wherever and whenever they find it..."  Osama bin Laden, 1998 fatwa.


2008 Worldwide Deaths from Terrorist Attacks, by Perpetrator Category


Source:  National Counterterrorism Center, 2008 Report on Terrorism.


Hoven's Index for March 1, 2010


Number of terrorist attacks worldwide in 2008:  11,800

Number of deaths, injuries and kidnappings from terrorism:  over 54,000

Number of deaths from terrorism in 2008:  15,765

In the Western Hemisphere:  370

US citizens killed in terrorist attacks in 2008:  33

US citizens kidnapped by terrorists in 2008:  5

Source:  National Counterterrorism Center, 2008 Report on Terrorism.


Graph of the Day Archive.

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