2015 review of papers and scholarship on the interplay between the U.S. Congress and presidents with respect to the use of military force and areas of Constitutional tension.
December 2014 survey research from the Harvard Kennedy School showing patterns of public opinion about global leaders; based on a survey of 26,000 respondents across 30 nations.
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.
2014 study in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research on attitudes toward the United States in sub-Saharan Africa and why, overall, they tend to be more positive that in many other parts of the world.
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 study in the Journal of Contemporary China analyzing state-owned and private Chinese firms in Africa, their characteristics and activities, and their relationship with the government.
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 summary of polling on U.S. intervention in Syria and American sentiment at other key moments of military action through history.
2014 study from Princeton and the World Bank showing how rising inequality was linked with increased rates of violent crime in Mexico.