Terrorism in the United StatesThe risk of terrorist attacks in the United States over the past years can be classified as high. Compared to other countries, it is still placed somewhere in the middle of a terrorism ranking. Over the past 5 years a total number of 189 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 224 people have been killed and 1393 injured. Among them were 2 suicide acts.
In 4 incedents a total of 6 people have been kidnapped or taken as hostage.
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Most frequent attack targets in the United States(2013 to 2017)
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Most affected regions(2013 to 2017)
Terrorist organisations in the United States
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All information sourced from the "National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism" (START) and its Global Terrorism Database. An act of terrorism is concidered every incident which is aimed at attaining a political, economic, religious, or social goal, but not for pure profit motives. In addition these incidents must not be legitimized by warfare activities, listet in the Geneva Conventions of 1949.