Wednesday, August 23, 2006

CATO suggests a gentler, more grounded frame for Terrorism

A False sense of insecurity?

Even with the Spetember 11 attacks included in the count, the number of Americans killed by international terrorism since the late 1960s (which is when the State Department began counting) is about the same as the number of Americans killed over the same period by lightning, accident-causing deer or sever allegeric reaction to peanuts.