2013 review of casualty and wounded statistics relating to the post-9/11 conflicts; also included are monetary cost estimates for total operations and veterans care.
2013 review of scholarship and think tank reports that provide key insights into Somali terror group Al-Shabab’s history, funding and internal politics.
2013 study in Oxford Economic Papers on the impact of terrorism on international investment and the potential offsetting effect of foreign aid.
2013 review of recent research on U.S. war veterans and emerging problems they face with reintegration into society.
2013 review of research papers relevant to any potential intervention in the Syrian conflict, with particular emphasis on the notion of “responsibility to protect.”
2011 study by UCLA published in the American Journal of Political Science on how the American public judges presidential decision-making on foreign crises.
2013 summary of various Gallup poll questions on the eve of, or during turning points of, major U.S. conflicts, from the Korean War forward.
2013 study by the Harvard Kennedy School published in the American Political Science Review on possible causes to variation in rapes during 86 major conflicts.
Review of a 2013 paper in The Review of Economic Studies and other studies that shed light on the connection between food insecurity and violent conflict.
July 2013 Congressional Research Service report providing key background information on the National Security Agency surveillance programs. Also included are related papers and scholarly perspectives.