Location Map of Ankara, Turkey US Embassy Terror Bomb Attack 2013

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Ankara 002hdr (Photo credit: Mr. Aktugan)


At approximately 13:15 local time on 1 February 2013, a suicide bomber detonated a bomb at a side entrance to the United States embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, killing at least two persons. The map below indicates the precise location of the building where the explosion took place. The building was on a side street, behind the embassy, with its own entrance directly from the street.


images of the attack on the US Embassy in Turkey

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Sorin Adam Matei

Sorin Adam Matei - Professor of Communication at Purdue University - studies the relationship between information technology and social groups. He published papers and articles in Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Information Society, and Foreign Policy. He is the author or co-editor of several books. The most recent is Structural differentation in social media. He also co-edited Ethical Reasoning in Big Data,Transparency in social media and Roles, Trust, and Reputation in Social Media Knowledge Markets: Theory and Methods (Computational Social Sciences) , all three the product of the NSF funded KredibleNet project. Dr. Matei's teaching portfolio includes online interaction, and online community analytics and development classes. His teaching makes use of a number of software platforms he has codeveloped, such as Visible Effort . Dr. Matei is also known for his media work. He is a former BBC World Service journalist whose contributions have been published in Esquire and several leading Romanian newspapers. In Romania, he is known for his books Boierii Mintii (The Mind Boyars), Idolii forului (Idols of the forum), and Idei de schimb (Spare ideas).

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