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.
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.