As the Trump administration considers torturing suspected militants, the question of whether it helps elicit information or discourage insurgents is again important to policymakers, journalists, scholars and the
People with little interest in politics vote more during violent wars, a 2016 study in the
American Journal of Political Science finds. Overall, people vote less if there
2016 study in
Political Communication that examines how news photographs can impact public support for military action.
A primer on the tech issues behind the cyberattacks that have roiled the 2016 presidential campaign.
2016 study in the
Academy of Management Journal that looks at how companies struggle, even when required by federal law, to account for the “conflict minerals” they use
2015 conversation with Juliette Kayyem, a Harvard University lecturer and national leader in homeland security. She offers advice on how journalists can better cover disasters and hold accountable
2015 roundup of academic research and scholarly literature that looks at the challenges that criminal prosecutors in the U.S. and aboard face in determining appropriate prison sentences for
2015 study published in
Oxford Economic Papers showing how industrial growth in particular has a significant association with levels of terrorist activity.
2015 review of research related to Muslims in France, and the terrorist attacks on the French satirical news outlet
Charlie Hebdo and a chemical plant near Lyon.
2015 selection of studies that use fieldwork and qualitative and quantitative data to better understand the world’s refugee populations and look to public policy lessons that can be