Over the last seven years, some countries
have become particularly difficult for Islamic terrorists to operate in.
Pro-terrorist message boards and listservs (mailing lists) get into heated
discussions about these places, and how to overcome the obstacles found there.
The ten worst countries for Islamic terrorists operations (in no particular
States- A very hostile environment, especially among the Moslem population. The
police follow up on any tips, and those Islamic terrorists caught are quickly
prosecuted and, if convicted, put away for long periods.
There are still Islamic terrorists operating here, but after over a decade of
terrorist violence, and over 100,000 dead (many brutally slain by terrorists),
the civilian population has turned against the Islamic radicals. While many
Algerians agree with some of the Islamic radical's objectives (eliminate
corruption, provide more jobs), they have been totally turned off by the
terrorist violence. The Algerian security forces have lots of experience
hunting down the terrorists, and the government used an amnesty program to
convince many to surrender.
al Qaeda admits they lost this one. Same old story with too many dead bodies
for the terrorists to gain a popular following.
Similar to Algeria. The Islamic terrorists killed Moslem civilians, and the
police became very good at obtaining tips and following them up. There are
still Islamic terrorists in residence, and many potential recruits. But it's
also a very hostile environment for them.
Despite millions of Moslem immigrants, many of them unemployed, poorly educated
and angry, the government has put together a very effective counter-terrorism
force. Special prosecutors can move quickly, and the police have an effective
intelligence gathering system.
They sealed Israel off from the Palestinians and went after the terrorist
leadership and technical experts. Terrorist attacks went from more than one a
week six years ago, to one a year now.
Same deal as in Algeria, Egypt and Iraq.
Created their own little Iraq in Chechnya, where the terrorists obligingly
fought it out with Russian Special Forces. Chechens who soon tired of all the
violence and turned against the nationalist Islamic terrorists.
Arabia- Used be a prime al Qaeda recruiting ground, until the terrorists
brought the war home in response to the U.S. invading Iraq in 2003. The
population quickly changed their minds. The security services became more
aggressive. The terrorists were soon gone.
police state that supports terrorism, but not at home. Occasional outbreaks are