(Washington Times / Worthy News)– An new report by RAND Corp. released Wednesday finds that the number of Islamic radical groups operating in the world has skyrocketed since 2010.
The study's author looked at "thousands of published primary source documents, including public proclamations and internal memos written by senior operatives from al Qaeda and other terrorist groups," the security website Defense One reported Wednesday.
RAND Corp. concluded that there has been nearly a 60 percent increase in the number of Islamic radical groups over the last four years and a 300 percent jump in the number of attacks perpetrated by al Qaeda and its affiliated groups.
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