Latest from Jason Lyall

The path out of war looks long and bloody.

  • Aug 19, 2018

A program that combined vocational training and cash helped decrease people's willingness to engage in pro-Taliban actions.

  • Feb 19, 2018

All is not lost, but the danger is real.

  • Jan 12, 2016

The drone strike in Yemen against the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula raises the question: Does taking out a group’s leader “work“?

  • Jun 19, 2015

Lesson #1: information technology often helps repressive regimes, not activists.

  • Feb 23, 2015

The Chinese Communist Party is centralizing authority, broadcasting the self-criticisms of local officials and calling for a new morality in public life.

  • Oct 27, 2014

Five lessons from the 2014 fighting season in Afghanistan

  • Oct 20, 2014

New research shows that Afghans punish NATO for violence attacks much more than they punish the Taliban.

  • Jan 6, 2014

The killing of Hakimullah Mehsud in a drone strike has unleashed a wave of speculation about its implications.

  • Nov 2, 2013
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