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War on the Rocks: Suicide terrorism, past and present infographic


War on the Rocks: Suicide terrorism, past and present infographic

July 31, 2014

START partnered with War on the Rocks to publish a series of infographics that depict trends in global terrorism activity based on data from the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) and related START projects. This infographic depicts the geographic distribution of both non-suicide and suicide terrorist attacks in 2013, the real number of attacks by year and their frequency as a proportion of overall terrorism attacks, and compares casualty data for suicide attacks to that non-suicide attacks. 

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