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(p. xvii) List of Abbreviations

(p. xvii) List of Abbreviations

ACD

Armed Conflict Data (Uppsala)

AFRICOM

US Africa Command

AIC

Akaike Information Criterion

AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

AIIB

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

ANSA

armed non-state actors

ANT

Actor-Network Theory

APL

anti-personnel landmines

APSA

American Political Science Association

APT

Advanced Persistent Threats

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

ATE

average treatment effect

ATT

Arms Trade Treaty

ATT

Average Treatment Effect on the Treated

AU

African Union

AUC

area under the curve

BLW

blinding laser weapons

BRICs

Brazil, Russia, India, and China

BRICS

Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa

CA

comprehensive approach (to warfare)

CBPS

Covariate Balancing Propensity Score

CBRN

chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear

CCP

Chinese Communist Party

CCW

Certain Conventional Weapons (1980 Convention)

CDC

Centers for Disease Control (US)

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency (US)

CM

cluster munitions

COW

Correlates of War

classical realism

CSS

critical security studies

CSTO

Collective Security Treaty Organization

CVE

Countering Violent Extremism

DAC

Development Assistance Committee

DAG

Directed Acyclic Graph

DA-RT

data access and research transparency

DDR

Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reconstruction

DES

demographic and environmental stress

DFID

Department for International Development

DHS

Department of Homeland Security (US)

DRC

Democratic Republic of the Congo

ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States

ECSP

Environmental Change and Security Program (Woodrow Wilson Center)

EEZ

exclusive economic zone

EITI

Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

ELF

ethno-linguistic fractionalization

EU

European Union

EW

Expanded War

FATA

Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Pakistan)

FBI

Federal Bureau of Investigation (US)

FMLN

Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (El Salvador)

GCC

Gulf Co-operation Council

GHSI

Global Health Security Initiative

GLMs

generalized linear models

GNI

Global Network Initiative

GOARN

Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (WHO)

GPM

great power management

GWOT

Global War on Terror

HIPC

Heavily Indebted Poor Countries

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

IAEA

International Atomic Energy Authority

ICC

International Criminal Court

International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty

ICoC

International Code of Conduct

ICoCA

International Code of Conduct Association

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross

ICT

information and communications technology

IDs

infectious diseases

IEA

International Energy Agency

IGO

intergovernmental organization

IHL

international humanitarian law

IHR

International Health Regulations (WHO)

IMF

International Monetary Fund

INGO

international nongovernmental organization

IO

international organization

IO

International Organization (journal)

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IPS

International Political Sociology

IR

International Relations

ISAF

International Security Assistance Force

ISR

intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

ISSF

International Security Studies Forum

IUU

illegal, unauthorized and unreported

IV

instrumental variable

JETS

Journal Editors’ Transparency Statement

JSF

Joint Strike Fighter

JSTARS

Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System

LASSO

Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator

LDP

Liberal Democratic Party

LNG

Liquefied Natural Gas

MID

Militarized Interstate Dispute

MMEs

multinational military exercises

MMI

multinational military intervention

MSE

mean square error

Mtoe

million tonnes of oil equivalent

NAM

Non-Aligned Movement

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NCR

neoclassical realism

NGO

nongovernmental organization

NIC

National Intelligence Council (US)

NIMBY

“not in my backyard”

NNP

Non-Nuclear Principles (Japan)

NPR

nonproliferation regime

NPT

Nonproliferation Treaty

NSA

National Security Agency (US)

NSC

National Security Council (US)

ODA

official development assistance

ODNI

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OEF

Operation Enduring Freedom (GWOT)

OONI

Open Observatory of Network Interference

OPEC

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

OSCE

Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe

P-5

Permanent Five (of the UNSC)

PARIS

Political Anthropological Research for International Sociology

PLA

People’s Liberation Army (China)

PMSCs

private military and security companies

PR

precision-recall (curve)

PRIO

Peace Research Institute Oslo (Norway)

R2P

Responsibility to Protect

RMA

revolution in military affairs

ROC

Receiver Operating Characteristic

RPAs

remotely piloted vehicles

RPD

Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma

RSC

regional security complex

SALW

small arms and light weapons

SCO

Shanghai Cooperation Organization

SDGs

Sustainable Development Goals (UN)

SIPRI

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

SR

structural realism

security sector reform

SUTVA

stable unit treatment value assumption

TAN

transnational advocacy network

TWEED

Terrorism in Western Europe: Events Data

UAS

unmanned aerial systems

UDHR

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

UN

United Nations

UNCLOS

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

UNDP

United Nations Development Program

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNSC

United Nations Security Council

US

United States of America

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

USJFCOM

United States Joint Forces Command

USSR

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

WBGU

German Advisory Council on Global Change

WHA

World Health Assembly (WHO)

WHO

World Health Organization

WMD

weapons of mass destruction

WTO

World Trade Organization

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