Regional Overview: United States
29 November-5 December 2020

Last week, the overall number of demonstrations in the United States remained static relative to the week prior. Pandemic-related events again accounted for the highest number of demonstrations. ‘Stop the Steal’ rallies continued across the country as President Donald Trump released a White House video repeating his allegations about widespread voter fraud, reinvigorating portions of…

The Future of ‘Stop the Steal’: Post-Election Trajectories for Right-Wing Mobilization in the US

Reviewing new ACLED data for the past seven months of political violence and demonstration activity across the US, this report analyzes key trends in right-wing mobilization and the potential for violence in the post-election period. Access data directly through the US Crisis Monitor. Definitions and methodology decisions are explained in the US Crisis Monitor FAQs and the…

Regional Overview: Central Asia and the Caucasus
29 November-5 December 2020

Last week in Central Asia and the Caucasus, fighting continued between the Taliban and  Afghan forces, as unidentified militants conducted several suicide attacks. In the Caucasus, Azerbaijan took control over the Lachin region of the de facto Artsakh Republic, according to the November agreement ending the recent war. The Armenian opposition continued demanding the resignation…