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5 Jan, 2010 21:14

Terrorist attacks follow the laws of math?

Researchers at the University of Miami say they have come up with a mathematical model that can predict insurgent and terrorist attacks before they occur.

One of the researchers, physicist Neil Johnson, asserts that none of the seemingly random numbers is really random.

"Since 2005 we were looking at various different kinds of wars, and all these wars, all the insurgent wars that we have looked at, fall into this pattern," Johnson said. "Except two, and these two wars were not insurgencies: the American Civil War and the Spanish Civil War."