Fear of an Imminent Terrorist Attack Runs Deep around the World

(Washington Post) Carol Morello - Fear of an imminent terrorist attack is one of the top concerns of people across the globe, with most expecting extremist groups to acquire weapons of mass destruction, according to a new poll conducted in eight countries by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In Turkey, 7 out of 10 said terrorism was their No. 1 concern, as did 4 out of 10 in France. In the U.S. and India, it was the second-most important issue. In virtually every country, at least 3 in 4 said they expect a terrorist attack to occur within the next year. In France, Britain and the U.S., majorities blame "radical Islamic fundamentalists."

2016-10-20 00:00:00

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