Recorded Future creates an index of past, present, and predicted events from over 150,000 online sources and provides visualization tools to help analysts harness the predictive power of the web. They applied these capabilities to monitor the current crises in Cairo and Benghazi by analyzing events leading to the attacks and protests, monitoring the momentum of the crises, and examining predicted future developments. Here’s some interactive content from their blog:
Protests and attacks yesterday aimed at U.S. diplomatic sites in Cairo and Benghazi, including the assassination of Ambassador Christopher Stevens, left political officials bracing for further anti-American protests across North Africa and the Middle East.
Monitor the Latest Developments
Selecting the links below displays a live feed from Recorded Future for each location that looks at the latest events in:
Identifying Future Events
In addition to monitoring current developments, it will be key to identify events set to take place in the near future, and below you’ll find what is planned for the rest of the week in Libya and Egypt.
Libya (click for live view)
Rest of the week in Libya – click for live view
Egypt (click for live view)
Rest of the week in Egypt- click for live view
Embassy and Consulate Protests
The timeline below shows forecast events over the next three days related to United States embassies or consulates. These events are not necessarily linked to location.
Forecast events related to US embassies
Planned Protests in US Diplomatic Locations
This live, interactive map shows planned protest events in North African and Middle East cities that appear to be most at risk based on American diplomatic sites in those locations.
Protests in MENA cities with US diplomatic site