Latest from Jason Lyall
  • Analysis
The path out of war looks long and bloody.
  • Aug 19, 2018
  • Analysis
A program that combined vocational training and cash helped decrease people's willingness to engage in pro-Taliban actions.
  • Feb 19, 2018
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
Put simply, the effect of combatant violence on civilian attitudes is highly asymmetric.
  • Jan 6, 2014
New research shows that Afghans punish NATO for violence attacks much more than they punish the Taliban.
  • Jan 6, 2014
Killing a Taliban leader is not likely to weaken or unify the Taliban in Pakistan.
  • Nov 2, 2013