Last updated: June 13, 2014
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.
Last updated: June 11, 2014
2014 paper from Dartmouth College on the evolving research understanding of political violence and a review of key intellectual trends.
Last updated: April 3, 2014
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.
Last updated: February 11, 2014
December 2013 study in International Studies Quarterly with a new view on the persistence of American power, supported by new data analysis.
Last updated: January 15, 2014
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.
Last updated: October 22, 2013
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.
Last updated: October 8, 2013
2013 review of scholarship and think tank reports that provide key insights into Somali terror group Al-Shabab’s history, funding and internal politics.
Last updated: September 25, 2013
2013 study in Oxford Economic Papers on the impact of terrorism on international investment and the potential offsetting effect of foreign aid.
Last updated: September 12, 2013
2011 article in International Security on distinctions between Muslim foreign fighters and terrorists, and related policy implications.