Found 52 Results
Page 1 of 6

Tracking Disorder During Taliban Rule in Afghanistan: A Joint ACLED and APW Report

14 April 2022

To address sourcing challenges in Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power, ACLED has worked with APW to adapt our methodology to reflect the evolving political violence landscape on the ground and enhance coverage of emerging conflict developments.

Read More

ACLED’s Afghanistan Coverage: Adapting Sourcing Strategy in an Evolving Context

16 March 2022

Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021, ACLED undertook a methodological review to adapt to the evolving conflict landscape on the ground and enhance coverage of emerging trends. As a result of this process, data from two partner organizations, Afghan Peace Watch and ExTrac, as well as multiple new media outlets and trusted…

Read More

Mid-Year Update: 10 Conflicts to Worry About in 2020

18 August 2020

In our special report on 10 conflicts to worry about at the start of 2020, ACLED identified a range of flashpoints and emerging crises where violent political disorder was likely to evolve and worsen over the course of the year: the Sahel, Mexico, Yemen, India, Somalia, Iran, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Lebanon, and the United States. Our…

Read More

The US-Taliban Peace Deal: 10 Weeks On

22 May 2020

On 29 February 2020, the United States and the Taliban signed a peace deal in Doha, Qatar, after more than 18 years of conflict. The agreement contained four main provisions (US Department of State, 29 February 2020): 1) Halt attacks against the US: The Taliban provided guarantees that it “will prevent the use of the…

Read More

Call Unanswered: A Review of Responses to the UN Appeal for a Global Ceasefire

13 May 2020

On 23 March, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for a global coronavirus ceasefire (UN News, 23 March 2019). The truce would allow pandemic responses to be carried out in areas that are usually too dangerous for medical personnel to access due to ongoing conflict, and could also create opportunities for negotiations between belligerents.  Unfortunately, the…

Read More

CDT Spotlight: Taliban in Afghanistan

16 April 2020

ACLED Research Director Dr. Roudabeh Kishi reviews the Taliban’s multi-pronged approach to bolstering its legitimacy, especially as it vies for increased concessions during negotiations. This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

Read More

CDT Spotlight: Islamic State Attacks

9 April 2020

ACLED Research Analyst Adam Miller tracks rising Islamic State activity as the group’s leadership seeks to capitalize on the COVID-19 crisis. This infographic is part of our special CDT Spotlight series. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

Read More

Interactive: 10 Conflicts to Worry About in 2020

30 March 2020

Explore an interactive visualization of ACLED’s special report on 10 conflicts to worry about in 2020. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

Read More

Security Incidents in Afghanistan: February-March 2020

17 March 2020

Researcher Jules Duhamel maps political violence events across Afghanistan during the week before and the week after the US-Taliban peace agreement. © 2020 Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). All rights reserved.

Read More

10 Conflicts to Worry About in 2020

23 January 2020

Our annual special report reviews the past year of data for 10 key conflicts with a look toward trends to watch in the coming months. Access ACLED data directly through the export tool, and find more information about ACLED methodology in our Resource Library. To explore an interactive visualization of this special report, click here. To…

Read More
Page 1 of 6