Armed Group Dataset

Armed Group Dataset

This is the homepage for the Armed Group Dataset, 1970-2012. This dataset records information about the characteristics of approximately 1,923 armed groups active between 1970 and 2012. Information is compiled for use in both qualitative and quantitative settings. The dataset is planned to be released once a dataset paper has been accepted for publication.

Suggested Citation: Malone, Iris. “Unmasking Militants: Organizational Trends in Armed Groups, 1970-2012.”

Acknowledgement: This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under Grant Award Number 20STTPC00001‐01. It also received funding from the the Tobin Project and Stanford University Department of Political Science.

Disclaimer: The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or George Washington University.