Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Mapping Attacks on Islamic State

Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet is mapping the air strikes of US and coalition countries in Iraq and Syria. Air Strikes in Iraq and Syria plots the 5,223 air strikes made against Islamic State since August of last year.

The map chronologically plots each air strike made by the coalition forces. Press play on the map and you can view each air strike in Iraq and Syria by date, from August 2014 until July 2015. The data for the map is based on press releases from the United States Central Command. The data was compiled by investigative journalist Chris Woods in collaboration with Dagbladet Information.

Chris Woods is a member of Airwars, a collective of journalists 'tracking and archiving the international air war against Islamic State'.

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