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Response to MercATC (Reply #27)

Thu Oct 23, 2014, 11:42 AM

37. Nope: not even close. The first four paragraphs get you just to 2009:


United States February 26, 1993 – World Trade Center bombing, in New York City. 6 killed.
Algeria December 24, 1994 – Air France Flight 8969 hijacking in Algiers by 3 members of Armed Islamic Group of Algeria and another terrorist. 7 killed including 4 hijackers.
Saudi Arabia June 25, 1996 – Khobar Towers bombing, 20 killed, 372 wounded.
Egypt November 17, 1997 - The Luxor massacre at Deir el-Bahri, an archaeological site. 62 killed.

2000–2009
The north face of Two World Trade Center (south tower) immediately after being struck by United Airlines Flight 175
Hasib Hussain, who detonated the bus bomb in Tavistock Square in the 7 July 2005 London bombings, is captured on CCTV leaving

Yemen October 12, 2000 – Attack on the USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden. 17 American sailors were killed, 39 injured.
United States September 11, 2001 – 4 planes hijacked by 19 al-Qaeda hijackers: two planes crashed into World Trade Center and one into the The Pentagon. Nearly 3000 dead.
Indonesia October 12, 2002 – 2002 Bali bombings in the tourist district of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali, killing 202 people and injuring 240.
Indonesia August 5, 2003 – 2003 Marriott Hotel bombing in Mega Kuningan, South Jakarta, Indonesia; suicide bomber detonated a car bomb outside the JW Marriott Jakarta lobby, killing 12 and injuring 150
Spain March 11, 2004 – Madrid train bombings, killed 191 people and wounded 1,800.

September 1, 2004 - Beslan, Russia - School, 1200 hostages held, 300 killed, 156 children () and (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beslan_school_hostage_crisis)

Indonesia September 9, 2004 – 2004 Australian Embassy bombing in Jakarta, Indonesia; suicide bomber exploded a one-tonne car bomb, which was packed into a small Daihatsu delivery van, outside the Australian embassy at Kuningan District, South Jakarta killing 9 and injuring over 150
United Kingdom July 7, 2005 – Multiple bombings in London Underground. 53 killed by four suicide bombers. Nearly 700 injured.
Egypt July 23, 2005 – Bomb attacks at Sharm el-Sheikh, an Egyptian resort city, at least 64 people killed.
United Kingdom February 1, 2007 – The 2007 plot to behead a British Muslim soldier – A group of British Pakistanis in Birmingham, England planned to kidnap and behead a British Muslim soldier in order to undermine the morale of the British Army and inhibit recruitment of Muslims.
India September 13, 2008 – Bombing series in Delhi, India. Pakistani extremist groups plant bombs at several places including India Gate, out of which the ones at Karol Bagh, Connaught Place and Greater Kailash explode leaving around 30 people dead and 130 injured, followed by another attack two weeks later at the congested Mehrauli area, leaving 3 people dead.
India November 26, 2008 – Muslim extremists kill at least 166 people and wound numerous others in a series of coordinated attacks on India's financial capital, Mumbai. The government of India blamed Pakistan based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba and stated that the terrorists killed/caught were citizens of Pakistan, a claim which the Pakistani government first refused but then accepted when given proof. Ajmal Kasab, one of the terrorists, was caught alive.
Somalia June 18, 2009 – 2009 Beledweyne bombing by Al-Shabaab. 35 dead.

And only starts in 1990:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Islamic_terrorist_attacks

A more comprehensive list, going back to 1968 all the way to 2014, is available here from Irish atheist and liberal (since I know liberals on discussion forums tend to like to attack the source rather than dispute the facts when they encounter inconvenient truths) Mark Humphreys here:

http://markhumphrys.com/islamic.attacks.west.html

So, your reply above is invalid, on several orders of magnitude. But, then, you already knew that.


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