The State Department releases an annual report on global terrorism every summer. This year's report (covering calendar year 2010) was released on August 18, and can be found at:

The report focuses on policy-related assessments, country-by-country breakdowns of foreign government counter-terrorism cooperation, and contains chapters on WMD terrorism, State Sponsors of Terrorism, Terrorist Safe Havens, and Foreign Terrorist Organizations. The report also includes a statistical annex prepared by the National Counter-terrorism Center. The statistics show more than 11,500 terrorist attacks occurred in 72 countries during 2010, resulting in more than 13,200 deaths.

For the second consecutive year, the largest number of reported attacks occurred in South Asia and the Near East, with more than 75 percent of the world’s attacks and deaths occurring in these regions.