A nice tweet:
The two ways of doing a map of ISIS control. A: The Big Red Blob. B: The Thin Red Lines. pic.twitter.com/bElTBdzozv
— Richard Hall (@_RichardHall) February 20, 2015
Let’s have a closer look at that right-hand map, because it’s a real beauty.
There are people. Where the people are, that’s the important bit. You usually find them near the water or the oil or the roads they tend to build between them. Like this post from last summer. That had a map in it too. Mmm, maps.