Berto Jongman: Homicides, not Terrorism, Kill More

05 Civil War, 07 Other Atrocities, 09 Terrorism, 10 Transnational Crime
Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

Terrorism is on the rise – but there’s a bigger threat we’re not talking about

It is statistically undeniable that terrorist violence is on the rise. But is today’s terrorist violence really more intense and widespread than in, say, the 1960s and 1970s? Are Western European and North American cities really the new front line of a global jihad? The answer partly depends on how terrorism is defined.  . . .  Complicating matters, governments routinely conflate terrorism and insurgency.