A 2014 paper from the Harvard Kennedy School on the impact of Radio Télévision Libre des Mille Collines, a key media outlet for the Tutsi-led government, on violence and killings of the Tutsi minority.
Data and research published in American Political Science Review relating to the period 1990-2010, when the West saw an estimated 1,000 persons become Islamist foreign fighters.
2013 study in Conflict Management and Peace Science testing a new model of how civilians chose between sides during civil wars, with a case study involving Ukraine.
2014 roundup of research papers on American air strikes as a tactical and strategic action in countering insurgency, with an emphasis on their subsequent outcomes.
2014 study from Princeton and the World Bank showing how rising inequality was linked with increased rates of violent crime in Mexico.
2014 review of scholarship that helps provide perspective on the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Syria, including the rise of the jihadist Sunni group al-Sham.
2014 paper from Dartmouth College on the evolving research understanding of political violence and a review of key intellectual trends.
2014 Princeton study examining empirical evidence relating to why people participated in the Arab Spring.
2014 roundup of academic and governmental research and statistics on girls’ education in Nigeria and other nations in Sub-Saharan Africa.
2013 paper in the Annual Review of Law and Social Science analyzing new data to present a cross-national view of the trends in human rights prosecutions.