2015 roundup of research relevant to the debate over extremists’ usage of social media channels to deliver propaganda and efforts to deal with threats and incitement online.
2015 study from Harvard and the University of Michigan showing how coverage of the Libyan Civil War varied based on news outlets’ countries of origin and political regime type.
2014 Congressional Research Service report on U.S. government aid to Israel, including current amounts as well as historical data and trends.
Highlights of the 2014 event series at Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, including David Carr of the New York Times, Julia Angwin of ProPublica and Deborah Amos of NPR.
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.
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 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 Princeton study examining empirical evidence relating to why people participated in the Arab Spring.
2014 study by New York University published in Journal of Politics on the relationship between popular protests, media freedom and coups.
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.