IRI published the results of a poll conducted in South Sudan which measured opinion about political leaders, governance, security, and gender.
Human Rights Watch published suggestions for the interim government of Tunisia to change existing laws in accordance with international human rights standards.
The Center for American Progress published a report on rape as a form of political violence during the Arab Spring.
The Carnegie Endowment published a paper on the political influence of Salafis and Sufis in Egypt's ongoing political transition.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations published a report on the role of Central Asia in Afghanistan's political transition in 2014.
The International Crisis Group published report describing the challenge Libya faces controlling competing militias following the collapse of the Qadhafi regime.
The European Union's Institute for Security Studies published a report outlining the history of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and its impact on the country's transition to democracy.
IRI published the results of an October 2011 survey conducted in six provinces in Eastern Libya. The survey measures public opinion about politics and economics in post-Gaddafi Libya.
The Carnegie Endowment published a paper reviewing the response of the Arab monarchs to the Arab Spring. It includes suggestions for regimes to maintain their legitimacy.
NDI published the findings of a series of focus groups held in November in Libya. The report highlights the tempered optimism of the participants as the country transitions from authoritarianism to democracy.
The Economist published an index evaluating the level of democracy in 165 countries. The report highlights causes for democratic progress in some regions and backsliding in others.
The International Crisis Group published a briefing on the Islamic parties in Pakistan, including a review of the relationship between the military and fundamentalist factions.
The International Crisis Group released a brief on Nepal's post-conflict government and its recent efforts towards developing a constitution, re-integrating ex-combattants, and power-sharing arrangements.
IFES published a new white paper exploring the causes and effects of violence carried out by women and against women during elections.
CFR published a new report analyzing the changing political landscape in the Middle East and what it means for Saudi Arabia's place in the region.
Human Rights Watch published a reporting widespread impunity for those responsible for violence following the 2007-2008 elections in Kenya.
Oxford University's Refugee Studies Centre released a brief criticizing the international approach to stabilizing the Democratic Republic of the Congo, suggesting a more direct approach to political problems in the country.
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) has released a set of Frequently Asked Questions that shed light on various aspects of the Cote' d'Ivoire's recent election.
The International Peace Institute published notes from a seminar evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of multilateral conflict prevention efforts.
The Carnegie Endowment published a paper on the influence of Turkey on the Arab Spring both directly and as a model of a democracy in the region.