2014 review of research relevant to the current child migrant crisis in the United States, primarily stemming from Central America.
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.
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.
December 2013 study in International Studies Quarterly with a new view on the persistence of American power, supported by new data analysis.
Two 2014 field reports from Harvard University, one based in Lebanon and the other in Jordan, provide new insights into the expanding Syrian refugee crisis.
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 research papers relevant to any potential intervention in the Syrian conflict, with particular emphasis on the notion of “responsibility to protect.”