I think there is a war on atheisim.
I think there is a war on religion.
We agnostics are like the Switzerland of this dirty little war.
Kill each other off for all we care, just send us your banking.
I note a distinct lack of DT saying "yes, if the bible were proven false, I would admit that I was wrong."
Liberté. Égalité. Fraternité.
Given the historical context of heresey and blasphemy trials, I would say that aggression against non-believers is at an all time low in the western world.
Don't forget that it's not just atheists who have been attacked in the past, but anyone who does not swallow the blue pill of the dominant religion, like Pagans.
I think calling it a "war" is pretty dramatic either way, considering millions died in Europe during the Burning Times.