A Map of Terrorism in China

I use “terrorism” advisedly because in the interactive map and data visualization that I have created, the data comes from Wikipedia and “terrorism” is used by the Chinese government to describe a range of activities, some of which may be terrorism, but some of which may be political unrest or clashes with the authorities. Two takeaways:

  • Incidents are concentrated in Xinjiang province of China
  • Call it terrorism, ethnic unrest, political protest — this is a chronic, on-going problem for China

This is a living document, so any China experts out there — please comment and improve.

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Andrew Goldsmith
Andrew Goldsmith

A regular contributor to Forbes.com, Andrew Goldsmith is CEO of AGX Marketing LLC, a b2b strategic content marketing company located in Washington DC.

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