Category: U.S. Foreign Policy
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.
2013 review of scholarship and think tank reports that provide key insights into Somali terror group Al-Shabab's history, funding and internal politics.
2013 study in Oxford Economic Papers on the impact of terrorism on international investment and the potential offsetting effect of foreign aid.
2011 article in International Security on distinctions between Muslim foreign fighters and terrorists, and related policy implications.
2013 review of research papers relevant to any potential intervention in the Syrian conflict, with particular emphasis on the notion of "responsibility to protect."
2011 study by UCLA published in the American Journal of Political Science on how the American public judges presidential decision-making on foreign crises.
2013 Pew Research Center report on global attitudes toward China and America, and various trends among different regions.
2013 study from Cornell examining how increased trade with China results in partner countries altering their foreign policy positions in favor of China.
2013 review of Chechnya-related scholarship and the conflict and political grievances there that continue to reverberate.