This is a list of the top ten most dangerous terrorist organizations in the world;
- Islamic State (ISIS)
Islamic state (ISIS) is regarded as the most dangerous terrorist organization in the world, mostly this group is always involved in violence and terror attacks all over the world. They share their man power and the wealth with others terrorist organizations. The Islamic State group is responsible for 45% of all deaths related to terrorist attacks. Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi is regarded as the leader of ISIS. This group is increasing the suicide bomber attack around the world. It regularly uses social media, particularly Twitter, to distribute its messages. The group is known for releasing videos and photographs of executions of prisoners, whether beheadings, shootings, caged prisoners being burnt alive or submerged gradually until drowned. All these and more make them number one on our list.
Al-Qaeda is a Wahhabi organization founded by the late Osama Bin Laden. It is founded in 1988. Many terrorists organization work under the Al-Qaeda, like the Mujahideen Shuragroup Tahrir Al-Sham and etc; these groups are used for terrorist attacks in various countries like Iraq, Iran, etc. Ayman al-Zawahiri is the leader of Al-Qaeda. The Al-Qaeda is considered a very dangerous terrorist organization because they have completed very difficult tasks which could not be accomplished by others groups such as the ISIS and Taliban. The main headquarters of the Al-Qaeda is in Pakistan. An estimate of 67,000 people are working for this organization.
- Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan
A group led by Maulana Fazlullah, regarded as a dangerous organization. This organization was founded in 2007. is a terrorist group which is an umbrella organization of various Sunni Islamist militant groups based in the northwestern Federally Administered Tribal Areas along the Afghan border in Pakistan. TTP is solely focused against state of Pakistan and believed to enjoy foreign support. Most, but not all, Pakistani Taliban groups coalesce under the TTP. In December 2007 about 13 groups united under the leadership of Baitullah Mehsud decided to form the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan. Among the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan’s stated objectives are resistance against the Pakistani state, enforcement of their interpretation of sharia and a plan to unite against NATO-led forces in Afghanistan. The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has links to with the Al-Qaeda, and has its headquarters in Afghanistan.
- The Lord Resistance Army (LRA)
The Lord Resistance Army is a terrorist organization based in South Sudan. This terrorist group is led by Joseph Kony. is a rebel group and heterodox Christian cult which operates in Northern Uganda, South Sudan, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Originally known as the United Holy Salvation Army and Uganda Christian Army/Movement, its stated goals include establishment of multi-party democracy, ruling Uganda according to the Ten Commandments, and Acholi nationalism, though in practice “the LRA is not motivated by any identifiable political agenda, and its military strategy and tactics reflect this”. It appears to largely function as a personality cult of its leader Joseph Kony, a self-declared prophet whose leadership has earned him the nickname “Africa’s David Koresh“. Their activities include, widespread human rights violations, including murder, abduction, mutilation, child-sex slavery, and forcing children to participate in hostilities.
- Hamas (a sub-group from Muslim Brotherhood)
Hamas is political terrorist group in Palestine, which was founded in late 1987. Hamas engages in both social and political violence. Hamas was named a terrorist group in 1989. This organization is a product of by Palestinian Muslim Brotherhood and the main ideology is Palestine Nationalism. The headquarters of this organization is in Gaza, Palestine. It is important to note that this organization is not regarded as terrorist organization in china, Iraq, Iran and many other countries.
- Boko Haram
The founder of Boko Haram is Mohammad Yusuf, after founding this terrorist organization rise violence and fear in people. It’s a Northeastern Nigeria Jihadist group. This organization has killed many in recent many years. In 2009 police and military had to start campaigns against the violence of the Boko Haram. Boko Haram is also active in Chad, Niger and northern Cameroon. The group was led by Abubakar Shekau until August 2016, when he was succeeded by Abu Musab al-Barnawi. The group had alleged links to al-Qaeda, but in March 2015, it announced its allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Since the current insurgency started in 2009, it has killed 20,000 and displaced 2.3 million from their homes and was ranked as the world’s deadliest terror group by the Global Terrorism Index in 2015.
Taliban is a Pashto word which mean student, it was founded in 1994 the founder of this group is Mohammad Omer. The ideologies of this dangerous terrorist organization to include influencing Deobandi fundamentalism and Pashtunwali culture. The current leader of this organization is Hibatullah Akhtar Mansour. This organization was involved in the 9/11 attack in America. It has two headquarters one in Pakistan and main headquarters in Afghanistan.
- Revolutionary Armed Forces Colombia
The strength of this organization is much in the number of members and supporters that are ready to work and finance this organization. As at 2001, an estimate of 13,000 women and 25,000 men were working in this most dangerous terrorist organization. This organization was found during the Cold War. Revolutionary Armed Forces is involved in guerrilla movement in Colombia. This group is responsible for 12% of deaths all over the world. This organization is very famous for kidnapping, they kidnap army and police officers when they get the money set as ransom they release them.
Hezbollah is an Arabic word which means ‘Party of ALLAH’, this terrorist group is a Shia Militant group. It was founded in Lebanon is 1985 and the founder was Hassan Nasrallah. At the beginning Hezbollah was regarded as an Islamic Jihad Organization but in 2003 the America declared Hezbollah as a terrorist group and held it is responsible for some attacks in the Middle East, Europe and Lebanon.
- Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)
The leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party is Abdullah Ocalan. PKK is listed in the top ten most dangerous terrorist organizations. Abdullah Ocalan a very powerful leader found the organization in 1978. The organization originated in the 1970s from the radical left and drew its membership from other existing leftist groups, mainly Dev-Genç. The organization initially presented itself as part of the worldwide communist revolution. Its aims and objectives have evolved over time towards the goal of national autonomy, and Democratic Confederalism. On 20 March 2005, Öcalan declared the need for democratic confederalism whilst this shift has been interpreted as one from a call for independence to an autonomous republic, some scholars have concluded that the PKK still maintains independence as the ultimate goal, but through society-building rather than state-building.