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posted on 06 October 2016

Islamic State By Far The Most Active Violent Group In 2015

by Felix Richter, Statista.com

-- this post authored by Dyfed Loesche

One common feature of a functioning nation state is a social contract that delegates all legal use of force to the government of that particular state.

This is called the monopoly on violence and implies that only the state and its institutions can claim to rightfully use physical force.

Needless to say that there are many instances in which this monopoly is called into question by sub-state actors. Such groups are given varying titles. In the case of the Islamic State for example, most observers simply refer to it as a terrorist organisation. There are other groups, that employ violent means for political ends whose labelling is more contentious, for example because they oppose an illigitimate or authoritarian state.

Calling a group terrorist therefore depends on which side the person labelling the organisation stems from. This is why many scholars avoid the term terrorism alltogehter, even though its use has become inflationary ever since the 9/11 attacks and the start of the so-called war on terror 15 years ago.

Based on research by the IHS Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Centre the below chart gives an idea of which groups are the deadliest.

This chart shows which groups who employ violence for political ends were most active or deadly in 2015.

Infographic: Islamic State by Far the Most Active Violent Group in 2015 | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista.

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