Acts of terrorism since 1970 in one map
2016 update: Turkey: At least 41 people have been killed in Istanbul airport attack.
Istanbul. Brussels. Paris… and the terrorists keep on striking.
Syria, Iraq, Nigeria, Somalia, Libya, Turkey, Yemen, Afghanistan and Pakistan are some of the countries worst hit in the first six months of 2016.
Each dot on this map represents an act of terrorism since 1970.
Pakistan seems to be filled with plenty of dots. Sadly.
Data from the Global Terrorism Database at the University of Maryland.
According to The Washington Post: According to this US government rulebook, officially labeling someone a “terrorist” is much easier than you probably think.
Related: Pakistan ranks 5th in terrorism-affected countries list
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