With only 2004-2009 data from the Wikileaks Afghan War Diary, scientists were able to create a strikingly accurate prediction of armed opposition group activity in 2010.
“The dataset used in this study is the Afghan War Diary, a compendium of military war logs released by the whistleblower site Wikileaks in 2010 associated with the war in Afghanistan. Its disclosure is unprecedented in the history of modern warfare,” says Professor Visakan Kadirkamanathan of the University of Sheffield.
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