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ACLED Releases February 2017 Conflict Trend Report

March 1, 2017

The February issue of the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data (ACLED) project’s Conflict Trends Report analyzes recent trends in political violence in Asia. The report includes regional violence in Pakistan, the effects of the capture of Osama Bin Laden, insurgency in India, and a special focus on India and Pakistan relations in 2016. 

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ACLED Releases February 2017 Conflict Trend Report

February 28, 2017

The February issue of the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data (ACLED) project’s Conflict Trends Report analyzes recent trends in political violence in Asia. The report includes regional violence in Pakistan, the effects of the capture of Osama Bin Laden, insurgency in India, and a special focus on India and Pakistan relations in 2016. 

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Nisha Krishnan Evaluates Disaster Risk Reduction Capacities

February 16, 2017

Nisha Krishnan, Doctoral Candidate at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, currently works for the Strauss Center’s Complex Emergencies and Political Stability (CEPSA) program, a valuable experience for her Brumley NextGen Fellow research project on disaster risk reduction capacities.  She recently sat down with us to go into more detail on her project:

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Cons on Bangladesh’s Resilience Plan in recent CEPSA Research Brief

October 10, 2016

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar Jason Cons recently published the Research Brief “Exploring State Vulnerability and Climate Change: Bangladesh’s Resilience Plan” as part of the Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia (CEPSA) Program. Cons explores how over the past decade, Bangladesh has emerged as a climate state and has distinguished itself by developing innovative policy solutions to address environmental challenges.

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New CEPSA Brief “Governance as Vulnerability: Preliminary Lessons from Pakistan”

October 4, 2016

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and CEPSA researcher Paula Newberg, recently published a research brief titled Governance as Vulnerability: Preliminary Lessons from Pakistan. In the brief, Newberg analyzes Pakistan’s recent legislation regarding climate change mitigation under analysis and demonstrates that Pakistan, while acknowledging the potential negative impact of climate change, also contends with comparatively minimal resources to combat the forthcoming effects of climate change.

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