Category: Security, Military
2016 collection of research that offers insight on the link between gun violence and mental illness and the effectiveness of laws that ban certain people from buying firearms.
2016 collection of academic research, statistical data and other resources to help journalists who are covering the Orlando nightclub shooting from various angles.
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A Columbia researcher's study that examines the roots of anti-Americanism in the Middle East and greater Muslim world to determine whether it is policy-based or extends to all things American.
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 those convicted of participating in terrorism-related activities.
2014 roundup of recent research on the difficulties that retired troops face when using V.A. services and the challenges to reforming the organization and improving its efficiency.
2015 review of papers and scholarship on the interplay between the U.S. Congress and presidents with respect to the use of military force and areas of Constitutional tension.
One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, we round up a selection of research-based papers and reports that, cumulatively, help consolidate the “lessons learned."
April 2015 report from Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, "Decoding the Iran Nuclear Deal: Key Questions, Points of Divergence, Pros and Cons, Pending Legislation and Essential Facts."
2011 report by the National Institute of Justice on the effectiveness and safety of Tasers and other conducted energy devices.
2014 Congressional Research Service report on U.S. government aid to Israel, including current amounts as well as historical data and trends.
2014 paper in the
Annual Review of Law and Social Science that explores current debates and findings relating to the area of human trafficking.
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.
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2014 summary of polling on U.S. intervention in Syria and American sentiment at other key moments of military action through history.
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.