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US drone strike data contradiction

February 4, 2013  No comments
US drone strike data contradiction

The latest development in the growing public interest in drone strikes is the announcement of an inquiry into civilian casualties to be undertaken by UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights Ben Emmerson QC, a British barrister at Matrix... Read more

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Power laws and bombing incidents

July 12, 2008  No comments
Power laws and bombing incidents

This plot from a sample of global bomb and car bomb incidents over 6 months in 2006, suggests that the frequency and severity of these incidents (measured by deaths) follows a power law. This is based on a data set... Read more