ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik reviews developments on three recent topics of analysis: Islamic State violence in Iraq; Sri Lanka’s constitutional crisis; and the continued threat of Al Shabaab in Somalia.
ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik, Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart, and Communications Officer Sam Jones examine the surge in protest activity that preceded Bahrain’s 2018 parliamentary elections.
In this infographic, ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik explores rising instability in Sri Lanka amid a constitutional crisis that threatens one of Asia’s oldest democracies.
In this infographic, Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik breaks down ACLED’s current estimate of fatalities caused by Yemen’s Civil War, with a spotlight on civilian deaths.
ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik explores the trends that have turned Iran’s borders into the country’s most dangerous areas in this new infographic.
Sessions at the Tableau Conference (#TC18) presented ideas around new data visualization schemes to portray trends and patterns in novel ways. The dashboards below highlight a few of these data visualization ideas using ACLED data from across regions. The Marimekko
President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office in the Philippines in June 2016 and shortly thereafter declared a ‘War on Drugs’. This ‘war’ refers to the drug policy of the Philippine government, aimed at “the neutralization of illegal drug personalities nationwide” (Rappler,
This infographic, by ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik, examines the three primary crises posing a threat to Nigeria’s stability.
This infographic, by ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik, offers an examination of peace agreements between the South Sudanese government and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army in-Opposition, and why the latest ceasefire is unlikely to bring lasting peace.
This infographic, by ACLED Research Analyst Melissa Pavlik, offers an examination of IS’s behavior within and outside its core areas of operation.