As part of the Strauss Center’s Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program, the Social Conflict Analysis Database (SCAD) team released updated data for Africa and Latin America covering conflicts through December 2015. The SCAD research project is led by Strauss Center senior fellows Cullen Hendrix and Idean Salehyan.

In his third blog post as a 2016 Crook Fellow, Paul Ryan considers the overall impact he had during his internship in Kathmandu, Nepal, as well as the impact of international development work in general.

As a 2016 Crook Fellow, Patricia Zavala spent her summer interning with the United Nations Development Programme in Geneva, Switzerland. In her role, Particia worked with the organization's Climate Vulnerable Forum, designed to implement innovative policies to address climate change in the world's most at-risk countries.

The Strauss Center's Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia (CEPSA) program has released the new CEPSA climate dashboard, an online platform that displays data on physical, socio-economic, demographic, and political insecurities to assess how these factors contribute to "climate security" vulnerability in South and Southeast Asia.

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and former Associate Director Celeste Ward Gventer, recently reviewed Rosa Brooks’s new book “How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything” for The Washington Post