Thursday, May 25, 2017

Maps Show Terrorist Attacks Worldwide For Last 20 years

Carnegie Mellon researchers teamed up with Robert Muggah, a global security expert and director of Igarape Institute to create Earth TimeLapse, an interactive platform that relies on data from the Global Terrorism Database to create maps of how many terrorism-related deaths occur annually worldwide. The larger the red circle, the more deaths in a given attack.

Below is a non-interative time-lapse of global terror attacks from 1994-2014, also based on data from the Global Terrorism Database:

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