Category Archives: Conflict Maps

Maps help us locate and think about conflict in different ways.

How the 2016 Presidential Election Was Lost

Some provisional thoughts on the forces at work:    

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Conflict Map: America Before Colonization

So few people know the information that this map contains. I thought it interesting: the map and the ignorance of it.

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Map of Percentage of Country’s Population Killed in World War Two

Chilling map of the percentage of each country’s population killed in World War Two: See also: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/06/18/map-the-countries-that-suffered-the-most-during-world-war-ii/?tid=hybrid_experimentrandom_1_na    

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Conflict Map: Iran’s nuclear sites

For those of you contemplating air strikes against Iran, here’s a useful map though it may conceal the fact that many of the sites include long tunnels to make it very difficult for air strikes to disable key systems. They … Continue reading

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Deaths from Terrorism 2000-2013

Deaths from terrorism are blipping upwards in 2013: Here is a good map of where they are happening and commentary from the magazine The Atlantic:  Of the 17,958 people who died in terrorist attacks in 2013, 82 percent were in … Continue reading

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Map of the World by Population Size

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29 Million Slaves in the World

I keep being stunned by the idea that there are now more slaves in the world numerically than ever before: forced laborers, sex slaves, prisoners in gulags and just plain slaves: note that there are less than five thousand each … Continue reading

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