In this series of infographics, ACLED’s Research Analyst, Melissa Pavlik, explores 5 hidden or under-reported conflicts across the Middle East. The first is Shiite Discontent in Bahrain & Ash Sharqiyah Region of Saudi Arabia (2017 – Present).
Melissa Pavlik is a former ACLED Research Consultant. Melissa focused on overarching trends of armed conflict across and within ACLED’s regions of study. She has degrees in Statistics and Political Science from the University of Chicago, and in War Studies from King’s College London. Her research focus includes violent non-state actors, conflict mapping, and American foreign policy.