Following the Headstamp Trail: An Assessment of Small-calibre Ammunition Documented in Syria (Working Paper 18)

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on 24 November, 2020

These two publications, from the Security Assessment in North Africa (SANA) project, offer insight into the situation in Syria, investigating the variety and availability of small arms ammunition documented in the country, and the presence and role of foreign fighters in the ongoing hostilities.

The Role of Small Arms During the 2003–2004 Conflict in Iraq (Working Paper 1)

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on 24 November, 2020

In March of 2003, military forces primarily from the United States and United Kingdom invaded Iraq and little population-based health data has been available since. This study compares mortality during the period of 14.6 months before the invasion with the 17.8 months that followed and assesses the change in causes of death over that period.

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Who's Fighting Whom in Tripoli: How the 2019 Civil War is Transforming Libya's Military Landscape

Submitted by SASAdmin on 21 October, 2020

Khalifa Haftar’s offensive to take Tripoli, Libya’s capital and largest city, has stalled. Launched in April 2019, the campaign has triggered the largest mobilization of fighters in western Libya since the revolution of 2011. It has also provoked new rifts within and between communities, and is preparing the ground for future political struggles.