Iran's not No. 1! Mainstream media ignores the evidence that one major world nation dominates this category
Defining terrorism by the means used to carry out violence rather than the targets of that violence, and emphasizing the identity of the perpetrators rather than their political motives, is a convenient way to avoid the conclusion that the United States' 'War on Terror' is a hypocritical farce (FAIR.org, 3/29/18). Glenn Greenwald noted the dishonesty and hypocrisy of U.S. media covering attacks on military targets as terrorism, while the Obama administration redefined 'combatant' to mean 'all military-age males in a strike zone' — which, in practice, can be anywhere.