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7 Cities That Defy Terrorism

"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something in your life." -Sir. Winston Churchill"

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2. Sderot, Israel. Population 24,000.

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Israeli civilians sitting atop a hill in the city of Sderot watch as two Palestinian rockets fly towards southern Israel, before a ceasefire November 21, 2012.


Osama bin Laden's last terror plot was committed in London on the morning of July 7th, 2005.

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52 civilians and four bombers were killed in the attacks, and over 700 more were injured.


The city most recently suffered a deadly attack meant to deter Iraq's free elections, which took place successfully on the 20th of April.

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A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside the cafe in the west of the city, killing 27.

Between the years of 1969 to 1998, Belfast was the stage for various episodes of sectarian conflict between its Catholic (Republican) and Protestant (Loyalist) populations.

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