Figure 1 - International Attacks Against U.S. Interests as a Proportion of Total Attacks: 1990-2000

Figure 1 - International Attacks Against U.S. Interests as a Proportion of Total Attacks: 1990-2000

(Number of attacks)

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Year Total attacks U.S. Interests All other attacks
1990 437 188 249
1991 565 312 253
1992 363 142 221
1993 431 89 342
1994 322 66 256
1995 440 99 341
1996 296 73 223
1997 304 123 181
1998 274 111 163
1999 392 169 223
2000 423 200 223

NOTE: The relatively high number of incidents and anti-U.S. incidents in 1991 cannot be attributed to any one group or cause.

SOURCE: U.S. State Department, Patterns of Global Terrorism (Washington, DC: Annual issues); and personal communication, Jan. 18, 2002.