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Terrorists make us lose sight of the real dangers

Humans evolved in a dangerous world.<p>Because of this, our brains and bodies are wired to be overly sensitive to threats. This phenomenon is often referred to as the "smoke alarm" principle, based on the idea that it is better to be awakened 10 times in the middle of the night by a false alarm than …

Terrorist Organization Profiles - START - National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism

The Study

The Taliban In Afghanistan

The Taliban Militia (Students of Islamic Knowledge Movement) rules approximately two thirds of Afghanistan. While it seemed as if the Taliban was …