The survey said 74 percent of respondents listed anti-government extremism as their top concern, followed by 39 percent for Qaeda-linked extremism, 33 percent for environmental extremism and 24 percent for racist violent extremism.
US intelligence official: Wildlife trafficking has broader ties to terrorism, other criminal activity
In 2013, the United Nations issued a report that linked Joseph Kony, who is leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, a guerilla group that used to operate in Uganda, to elephant poachers in Central Africa.
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Despite policies among many nations to not negotiate with terrorists, the chief British negotiator for the Northern Ireland peace deal said there should be open channels with al Qaeda, the Taliban and other such groups.
The department issued 74 EAGLE II task orders, almost all of which was issued to small businesses. But the $591 million in orders represent only 3 percent of the strategic sourcing program's potential $22 billion value.
The Global Peace Index said total deaths from terrorism increased by 9 percent to about 20,000. The largest increases in terrorist activity occurred in Niger, Cameroon and Nigeria, the second most deadly country for terrorism after Iraq.
There have been two dozen plots linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria against Western targets in the first half of this year, up from 19 over the entire course of last year, according to the new monthly feature.
The White House hopes releasing transportation-related data will enhance the nation's resilience to extreme weather events linked to climate change, which could have a serious impact on U.S. transportation systems.
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