The World Must Declare War on Islamic Terrorism Now!

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It has become clear to any objective analyst that unless something is done on a global scale, nobody anywhere in the world will be safe from these religious fanatics and religious fundamentalist criminal who hide behind religion to kill innocent people all over the world. The attacks by Islamic fundamentalist Boko Haram in Nigeria has claimed about

 

20,000 lives to date. ISIS and Al Qaeda and many other groups have continued to attack and kill people from Asia to Europe, and from Africa to North America and Australia. Recently ISIS bombed the Russian Metro Jet airline heading to St. Petersburg Russia and 224 passengers were killed. ISIS have also claimed responsibility for the Paris massacre last week that terrorized the French capital city with 130 people killed and over 99 in critical conditions and hundreds more injured.

Today terrorist took over a Raddison Blue Hotel  in Bamako Mali where an International Conference of Miners is going on and many people were killed and the details are yet to emerge about the number of people killed. In this latest Bamako attack hostages were forced by the Islamic fundamentalists to read the Koran. The world can not continue to deny that Islamic terrorism is perhaps the greatest danger facing the world today. There needs to be a very strong united global force to confront Islamic terrorism. The attack on France and Russian airliner has once again demonstrated the fact that Global terrorism is on the rise, and that terrorists are always one step ahead. This is the time for the world to declare war against ISIS and  Al Qaeda, Boko Haram and others.

The magnitude of Global terrorism is beyond imagination. On the average there is a terrorist attack every day in one location at some place in the world. Here is a list of 30 Terrorist attacks in January 2015, compiled by Wikipedia:

  • 2 Attack on a bus 15 10 Cameroon Waza Region, Cameroon A group of Boko Haram militants attacked a bus killing 15 people and injuring 10.[1] Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency in Cameroon
  • 2 Kidnapping 0 40 kidnapped Nigeria Malari, Nigeria A group of Boko Haram militants came into the town of Malari, Nigeria and called people out of their homes to listen to a sermon. They then proceeded to select boys and young men from the group of people and kidnapped them. Malari kidnapping Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
  • 3 Attack on military bases 1 3 Philippines Maguindanao and Sultan Kudarat, Philippines An undetermined number of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) insurgents launched simultaneous attacks on two military attachments One soldier was killed and three were wounded from the Katiku detachment. BIFF Moro conflict
  • 3 Melee attack 1 0 Tunisia El Fahs, Tunisia A Tunisian policeman was ambushed by a group of Islamist militants and abducted, they then killed him by cutting his throat and stabbing his heart. Nine people have been arrested in connection to the attack. Islamist militants Insurgency in the Maghreb
  • 3–7 Massacre Unknown Est. 2000+ Unknown Nigeria Baga, Borno State, Nigeria Boko Haram militants opened fire on northern Nigerian villages, leaving bodies scattered everywhere, reporting over 100 fatalities with as many as 2,000 people unaccounted for—feared dead. See: 2015 Baga massacre Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
  • 4 Bombing 0 6 Mali Gao Region, Mali A roadside bomb exploded next to a United Nations convoy of Niger troops in Gao region between the northern communities of Asongo and Meneka injuring six U.N soldiers, three seriously.
  • 4 Bombing 4 8 Pakistan Orakzai Agency, Pakistan While Shiite men were playing a game of volleyball in the Orakzai tribal district of the Pakistani north-west, a bomb dug into the ground near the playing field detonated killing four civilians and injuring eight others, two critically. Pakistani Taliban or al-Qaeda linked groups War in North-West Pakistan
  • 4 Bombing 6 31 Yemen Dhamar Governorate, Yemen An explosion hit a Houthi HQ south of the Yemen capital of Saana in Dhormar province killing six Houthi rebels and injuring an additional thirty-one others. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Yemeni Civil War
  • 4 Suicide attack 4 n/a Somalia Mogadishu, Somalia A suicide car bomber detonates their explosives as a military convoy passes their vehicle, killing 4 soldiers. Al-Shabaab War in Somalia
  • 5 Bombing 0 4 Egypt Al-Arish, Egypt Four police officers were injured when a bomb detonated at the entrance to an apartment complex in the Sinai peninsula capital of Al-Arish.
  • 5 Attack, Suicide attack 3 (+2 perpetrators) 2 Saudi Arabia Arar, Saudi Arabia Two men, one strapped with a suicide vest, ambushed a border guard patrol along the border of Iraq killing 2 guards and injuring 1. The guards were able to return fire and kill one of the terrorists and afterwards the suicide bomber detonated his vest.Islamic State suspected perpetrator
  • 5 Suicide bombing 1 (+1 perpetrator) 5 Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan A car packed with explosives drove up to the HQ of EUPOL Afghanistan, a European police-training organization, in Kabul and detonated killing 1 Afghan civilian and wounding 5 others. The Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for the attack. Taliban War in Afghanistan
  • 6 Suicide attack, Clashes 23 (+2 perpetrators) 21 Iraq Al Anbar Governorate, Iraq Two suicide bombers attacked a mosque in the town of Al-Jubba while Iraqi soldiers were resting, killing 10 soldiers plus the two attackers. Clashes following the bombings left 13 security personnel dead and 21 wounded. The casualty count for militants was not released
  • 6 Suicide attack 1 (+1 perpetrator) 1 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey A female suicide bomber detonated her explosives in front of a police station injuring 2 officers, 1 mortally and killing herself in the process.
  • 7 Car bomb 37 / 38 66 Yemen Sana’a, Yemen A car bomb detonated in front of a police academy in Sanaa killing 33 people and injuring 62.[18] See: January 2015 Sana’a bombing al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (suspected) Yemeni Civil War
  • 7 Mass shooting 12 10 France Paris, France Two heavily armed gunmen entered the Paris offices of satirical news magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 12 people including 2 police officers.[19] See: Charlie Hebdo shooting al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
  • 9 Hostage taking, Shooting 4 (+1 perpetrator) 9 France Porte de Vincennes, France A man identified as Amedy Coulibaly attacked and took control of a kosher market in Porte de Vincennes immediately killing 4 people. He then took hostages and a 4-hour siege begun. The police raided the market killing the terrorist and freeing the hostages.
  • 10 Suicide attack 7 (+2 perpetrators) 36 Lebanon Tripoli, Lebanon Two suicide bombers struck a cafe in the predominantly Alawite district of Jabal Mohsen in Tripoli. The attackers have been identified as Sunni. The city has seen sectarian violence in the past between the two groups. The al-Nusra Front claimed responsibility. al-Nusra Front Syrian Civil War spillover in Lebanon
  • 10 Suicide attack 19+ 20+ Nigeria Maiduguri, Nigeria At least 19 people were killed by a girl aged about 10 in a suicide bombing attack. Boko Haram (suspected) Boko Haram insurgency
  • 11 Suicide attack 3 (+2 perpetrators) 46 Nigeria Potiskum, Nigeria Two young girls walked into a crowded market strapped with explosives. The explosives on one girl detonated causing the majority of the casualties, while the other girl ran away and her explosives detonated in the middle of the road. One witness said the girls looked as young as 10 years old. Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
  • 12 Melee attack, Attempted bombing 6 perpetrators 0 China Xinjiang, China A man attacked a group of police officers with an axe and an explosive device. The police quickly killed the man charging at them. Five more men came and tried to attack the police officers and set off the explosives but the police were able to shoot all of the attackers. Uyghur separatists Xinjiang conflict
  • 13 Rocket 12 18 Ukraine Volnovakha, Ukraine The Volnovakha bus attack was an MRLS attack on a highway checkpoint near the village of Buhas outside of the Volnovakha municipality in the Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine. It resulted in the deaths of 12 passengers of an intercity bus and injuries to 18 others in the area. OSCE Special Monitoring Mission examined that all craters were caused by rockets fired from a north-north-eastern direction.These territories was controlled by Donetsk People’s Republic. See: Volnovakha bus attack Donetsk People’s Republic War in Donbass
  • 21 Melee attack 0 12 Israel Tel Aviv, Israel Twenty-three-year-old Hamza Mohammed Hasan Matrouk, a Palestinian man from the West Bank illegally entered Israel and boarded a crowded bus during rush hour and stabbed 12 people before being shot in the leg and arrested by police. Three civilians were injured severely.[28] See: 2015 Tel Aviv attacks Hamza Mohammed Hasan Matrouk (lone wolf) Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • 22 Mortar or Artillery 13 Ukraine Donetsk, Ukraine There was a military shelling incident involving civilian fatalities, which happened on January 22, 2015, in Donetsk, Ukraine. The shelling involved two projectiles, both exploded close to a trolleybus and a car. Early reports indicated at least 13 people, all civilians, were killed. See: Donetsk bus shelling incident Donetsk People’s Republic or Armed Forces of Ukraine (suspected) War in Donbass
  • 23 Mass shooting 15 Nigeria Kambari, Nigeria Boko Haram militants attacked the village of Kambari (near Maiduguri) in Nigeria early in the morning and killed 15 people including a village leader, and torched the entire hamlet Boko Haram Boko Haram insurgency
  • 23 Car bomb 1 48 Philippines Zamboanga City, Philippines A car suspected to have a bomb exploded in front of a pub, which was across the street from a bus terminal. One person was killed while 48 were injured. Nearby establishments, another car and a tricycle sustained damaged. Zamboanga City Mayor Maria Isabella Climaco suspects that the Abu Sayaf group were behind the explosion as part of their plan to free 57 of their fellow members detained at the city jail, although no group has yet claimed responsibility.Abu Sayaf
    (suspected) Moro conflict
  • 24 Rocket 30 108 Ukraine Mariupol, Ukraine An MRLS attack on Mariupol was launched on 24 January 2015 by pro-Russian forces associated with the Donetsk People’s Republic. Shelling killed 30 and injured 108 civilians. The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission conducted analysis and its initial assessment showed that the impacts were caused by Grad and Uragan rockets that were fired from areas controlled by the “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)
  • 25 Attack on police personnel 67+ (44 SAF officers, 18 MILF members, 5 BIFF members plus other reported civilian deaths) Philippines Mamasapano, Philippines Special Action Force officers had an encounter with fighters from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, Moro Islamic Liberation Front and private armed groups returning from a successful operation to kill wanted militant, Zulkifli Abdhir also known as Marwan.Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters Moro Islamic Liberation Front Moro conflict
  • 28 Car bomb, gun attacks, Suicide attack 10 (+3 perpetrators) 5 Libya Tripoli, Libya A car bomb was detonated outside the Corinthian Hotel. Three militants rushed inside the hotel and opened fire before blowing themselves up. 5 foreigners were among those killed. The Islamic State claimed that its Tripoli branch was responsible for the attacks Islamic State Libyan Civil War
  • 30 Bombing 60 Pakistan Shikarpur, Pakistan An explosive device was detonated during the Friday prayers in a Shia mosque in Pakistan’s Shikarpur town, causing at least 60 deaths and part of the building to collapse. Jundullah, a group associated with the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, claimed responsibility for the attack Jundullah Sectarianism in Pakistan February

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