Mapping Resiliency: Tracking Hezbollah’s Development Aid

Hezbollah—a terrorist organization—provides development aid throughout Lebanon. This aid engenders loyalty to Hezbollah, creating an expansive support network among recipients. However, the spatial distribution of Hezbollah’s investments is relatively unknown. Geolocating Hezbollah’s most significant aid investments—public construction projects—is key to supporting vulnerable populations in Lebanon and understanding how non-state actors with political aspirations employ development […]

Monroe Update 1

Civil Conflict in Peripheral Nations: Media Coverage, Public Opinion and Diplomatic Response A large portion of the beginning of my research was focused on hammering down the more abstract pieces of my research question and related concepts. I understood the basics of what I wanted to know: why do losses of life in some nations […]