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Uzbekistan Terrorism 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Uzbekistan Terrorism 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Terrorist groups - foreign based:
Islamic Jihad Union (IJU): aim(s): overthrow the Government of Uzbekistan area(s) of operation: maintains a limited operational presence; IJU's attack tempo diminished after suicide bombers conducted three simultaneous lethal explosions in Tashkent on 30 July 2004 aimed at the US and Israeli embassies and the Uzbek chief prosecutor's headquarters; two Uzbek security guards at the Israeli Embassy were killed; the bombings occurred as the trial began for 15 IJU operatives accused in a wave of attacks in the spring of 2004 that killed approximately 50 people in the first known cases of suicide bombings in Central Asia
Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU): aim(s): overthrow the Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan Governments and establish an Islamic state in the Fergana Valley, a fertile valley in eastern Uzbekistan, southern Kyrgyzstan, and northern Tajikistan area(s) of operation: maintains a limited operational presence; attack tempo against government personnel and facilities has diminished dramatically since 2015


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Uzbekistan on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uzbekistan Terrorism 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uzbekistan Terrorism 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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