Overview of African Political Violence & Protest Trends, 1997-2017

This interactive visual displays maps and charts featuring an overview of African political violence and protest trends from 1997 – 2017. Apply or remove filters by country and event type to broaden or limit your assessment of the data.…

Recent Trends in Political Violence & Protests Involving the Islamic State

This interactive visual displays maps and charts featuring recent trends in political violence and protests involving the Islamic State. Apply or remove filters by country and event type to broaden or limit your assessment of the data.…

UAE’s Sphere of Influence in Southern Yemen

Southern Yemen is perhaps the region where strategic divergences within the Saudi-led coalition have become most visible. In the southern Lahij, Abyan and Shabwah governorates, the continued presence of militants linked to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) – which seized control of several southern towns in the past few years – encouraged the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to fund and train local counter-terrorism forces (see figure below).…