In this infographic, ACLED Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson analyzes the consequences of political violence for the civilian population of Aleppo, Syria.
Since the 2016 elections, in which the Patriotic Front’s Edgar Lungu was elected President, Zambia’s political atmosphere has been marked by contestation and closing democratic space. Since taking office, President Lungu has demonstrated increasingly authoritarian behaviors, including the prosecution of the political opposition and proposing constitutional amendments that would allow him to extend his tenure…
ACLED Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart and Middle East Assistant Research Manager Lauren Blaxter explore the connections between recent ceasefire violations along the border with Gaza and escalating political demonstrations in Israel.
In this infographic, ACLED Asia Research Manager Elliott Bynum and Asia Researcher Marian Constantino investigate President Rodrigo Duterte’s ongoing campaign against police officers accused of connections to the illegal drug trade in the Philippines. Find an explanation of ACLED’s methodology for monitoring drug violence in the Philippines here.
ACLED Syria Research Manager Muaz A. and Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson look at a pattern of Syrian regime tactics that consistently beat back Islamic State (IS) forces, but fail to deal them a fatal blow.
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.
ACLED Research Analyst Hilary Matfess traces the rise of intercommunal violence around Mali’s 2018 election season in this infographic.
More than 50 people were reportedly killed by a car bomb detonated on November 9th in Mogadishu, Somalia by al Shabaab. The event was the largest single al Shabaab attack on civilians since October 2017, when 587 fatalities were reported from multiple al Shabaab car bombs in Mogadishu. The October 2017 attack was followed by…
Introducing ACLED’s control map of Syria, a novel examination of the country’s changing political violence landscape, developed by Senior Syria Researcher Dr. Kars de Bruijne, Assistant Syria Research Manager Stephanie Anderson, Syria Research Manager Muaz A. and Researcher Nick Grinstead, with contributions from the Syria Research Team. Updated versions of the map will be released…
Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State (IS) in December 2017, but the militant insurgency is not entirely defeated. In this infographic, ACLED Middle East Research Manager Tom Hart examines the continued threat posed by IS in Iraq.