Last updated: February 6, 2015
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.
Last updated: December 3, 2014
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.
Last updated: December 1, 2014
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.
Last updated: November 20, 2014
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.
Last updated: November 4, 2014
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.
Last updated: October 25, 2014
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.
Last updated: September 24, 2014
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.
Last updated: September 23, 2014
2014 summary of polling on U.S. intervention in Syria and American sentiment at other key moments of military action through history.
Last updated: September 4, 2014
2014 study from Princeton University and the World Bank showing how rising inequality was linked with increased rates of violent crime in Mexico.