Terrorism isn’t a new phenomenon, but the incidence and rate of terror attacks across the globe has quickly escalated over the past decade and a half. 

The use of terrorism has not been restricted to a single region on earth, a single organization, or a single ideology. The following video, created by Milan R. Vuckovic based on data from theUniversity of Maryland’s Global Terrorism Database, shows every terrorist attack with more than 20 fatalities between December 1, 2000 and November 13, 2015.

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