IDA’s Alexandria, VA and Washington, DC locations will operate at weekend and holiday staffing levels Jan 18 – 22. This is an extra precautionary measure to ensure the safety of IDA employees in response to continued uncertainty about the extent of protests in the DC area.
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This premier issue of IDA Insights includes articles on lessons from West African countries' experiences with Ebola that could apply to the coronavirus pandemic; Russian activities in the Maghreb region of North Africa; developments in the democratic transformation of Sudan; drivers of violent extremism in Cabo Delgado; highlights of IDA's Africa Symposium 2020; and uses of the IDA-developed tool called Dynamic Risk of Instability Estimation Model (DRIEM).
This IDA Research Summary describes IDA’s use of hierarchical Bayesian statistical methods in research that found similar patterns of estimated suicide risk for members of the Army National Guard and members of the general population.