Find out which is the world’s most peaceful country using the latest annual index from Visions of Humanity. It also summaries worldwide and regional trends. Topics covered include terrorism, war, violent crime.
The Israel State Archives has released a number of key documents on the Six Day War also known as the 1967 Arab–Israeli War, or Third Arab–Israeli War, which was fought between June 5 and 10, 1967 by Israel and the neighboring states of Egypt (known at the time as the United Arab Republic), Jordan, and […]
Trends in Armed Conflict, 1946–2014 Free access to this factsheet of data recently published by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). It is taken from the conflict trends project and includes information on types of wars and battle deaths. Other sources of data on conflict include: Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) conflict data pages covering 1945 […]
Shocking statistics The latest annual edition of the Global Peace index from the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). It uses 23 qualitative and quantitative indicators to rate levels of peace in 163 nations worldwide. These include conflicts, security and militarisation of society.
Embedded! Archaeologists and Anthropologists in Modern Landscapes of Conflict Interesting webcasts from a conference held as part of the Engaged Scholarship Workshops organized by Brown University’s Middle East Studies. The presentations consider how social scientists working in conflict war zones have interacted with the military. It covers the use of military technology, social relations, ethics and research […]
Global Governance Monitor Tool from the Council on Foreign Relations. …aims to monitor how the international community is doing in dealing with security threats. It has a timeline of key events in preventing war from 1648 to the present day. Other features of the site include: a matrix of Core United Nations peacekeeping documents, lists of […]
… comprises data on de-stabilising events such as coups, revolutions and political and economic upheaval. Analysis has been made from a global news archive. Materials generally date from 1945 onwards. Event file data and visual representations can be downloaded. For example the Google Earth File: 1979-2009 Sample Set contains data of three types of civil unrest events for […]