The spread of Jihadi groups over time is a driver of international security policy. This interactive data “heat” map is part of a project I am working on combining data analytics and data visualization with an analysis of security technology. Note: To see the map, please click on the Country Map Tab at the top of the data files.
The data comes from an excellent report by the Rand Corporation’s Seth Jones:
“A Persistent Threat: The Evolution of al Qa’ida and Other Salafi Jihadists.”