Rise to Peace blog

Analyzing Election Violence in South Asia

  Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nepal all held national elections between late 2017 and mid-2018. All three experience significant election security…

2 years ago

A Rallying Cry for ISIS Fighters

This week Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi put rumors of his death to rest when he released an audio recording urging the…

2 years ago

Malaysia Shutters Saudi-funded Anti-Terror Facility

Following the Malaysian general election in May of 2018, the newly elected government decided to permanently shut down the anti-terrorism…

2 years ago

Imran Khan’s Five-Year Test

Earlier this summer Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Party was elected Pakistan's new Prime Minister, ending the Pakistan…

2 years ago

Two Birds, One Stone: Terror and Drug Trafficking Recruitment

The last half of a century has seen a turn away from conventional warfare as armed conflicts shifted to guerrilla…

2 years ago