The NSPC supports original academic research and academically informed policy reports to the government on vital issues of national security for the United States. Drawing on expertise from around the University of Virginia and elsewhere in the academy, the Center contributes to understanding and policy in areas including use of conventional force, cyber security, nuclear security, sub-state violence, and future threats.


Militant Group Alliances and Rivalries

The Militant Group Alliances and Rivalries (MGAR) Database provides reliable information for a systematic understanding of the scope, causes, and consequences of violent non-state actor relationships.

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