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Why such hatred toward America's freedom of religion?
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Henry Wilkinson
The chances of becoming a victim of terrorism or other political violence in the United States are very, very low; but not as low as they are for the fortunate residents of Switzerland, Japan and ... Botswana?
"North and West Africa and the Middle East stand out as regions of increasing risk," said Henry Wilkinson, head of intelligence and analysis for Risk Advisory.
He said the recent overthrow of strongman Col. Muammar Gadaffi in Libya and the ongoing insurgency in Syria "in particular have contributed to violent risks in nearby countries," such as Egypt -- which went back into category five, among those nations with a "Severe" risk, this year after a year in category four, "High."