August 11, 2010 8:19 AM   Subscribe

Wikileaks Attack Data by Year and Type Projected on Afghanistan Regional Map

"Drew Conway is a PhD student in political science at New York University. Drew studies terrorism and armed conflict; using tools from mathematics and computer science to gain a deeper understanding of these phenomena."

Part of an ongoing project to examine Wikileaks Afghanistan Data
(via Democracy Now!)
posted by Hammond Rye (6 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
How is it that the friendly fire incidents actually outnumber the enemy fire incidents??
posted by spicynuts at 8:47 AM on August 11, 2010

The encirclement of Kabul is scary...
posted by stratastar at 9:35 AM on August 11, 2010

Glory be, he's even sharing the code. Thanks, Hammond Drew.
posted by GrammarMoses at 3:10 PM on August 11, 2010

This is very interesting. Thank you.
posted by iati at 1:59 AM on August 12, 2010

Since this is the latest open Wikileaks thread, it seems appropriate to post here, for the benefit of all the "blood on their hands" comments in prior threads:

Mea Culpa
Here goes: I was wrong. Wikileaks, based on the evidence that the DoD has presented, did its level best to work with the DoD to redact any names that might harm innocent Afghans. The Pentagon not only lied about it, but has even refused to cooperate going forward ... The blood, if there is to be any, is on the Pentagon's hands. It's that simple.
Lesson: obvious.
posted by psyche7 at 2:13 PM on August 20, 2010

Conway's colleague Mike Dewar created this impressive (and tragic) animated version.
posted by GrammarMoses at 3:41 PM on August 20, 2010

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