Hampton Stall is a Senior Researcher at ACLED and a conflict anthropologist with a Masters in Development Practice from Emory University. He researches armed and militant movements past and present in the US, Syria, Ireland, and elsewhere. He created and runs the MilitiaWatch blog (available online at Militia.Watch) where he combines data analysis, cultural contextualization, and current events to write about the movements and realignments of the militia world. MilitiaWatch is a blog for collecting analysis on US-based militia movements, from III% to Oath Keeper and everything in between. Through collection of open source and semi-public information on units, movements, and ideology, MilitiaWatch hosts contemporary and relevant articles on these armed groups.

Actor Profile: Proud Boys

The first installment in our new actor profile series unpacks the latest data on Proud Boys activity around the United States. All data are available for direct download. Definitions and methodology decisions are explained in the US Coverage FAQs and the US methodology brief. For more information, please check the full ACLED Resource Library. Download a PDF The Proud Boys…

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…

Standing By: Right-Wing Militia Groups & the US Election

In this joint report, ACLED and MilitiaWatch map militia activity across the United States and assess the risk of violence before, during, and after the 2020 election. Access data directly through the US Crisis Monitor. Definitions and methodology decisions are explained in the US Crisis Monitor FAQs and the US methodology brief. For more information, please check…