I want to make worldwide annual summary on military conflicts intensity.

  • You could create your own SPARQL query on Wikidata SPARQL Endpoint using these examples: 1, 2. – Stanislav Kralin Jun 30 '17 at 11:09
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    Thanks, that is quite what I wanted. I still wonder how complete are these data. There is nothing on Kongo in these examples, for instance. – Sashko Lykhenko Jun 30 '17 at 15:50
  • Unfortunately, you are right, these data are very incomplete... – Stanislav Kralin Jun 30 '17 at 16:07
  • The list of references: dss.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/dataresources/… – Anton Tarasenko Jul 8 '17 at 13:58

Have you looked at The Correlates of War project? Haven't used the dataset myself but I understand it's a project by a group of politician scientists collecting data on occurrences of war in recent history.

From the site description:

Version 4 of the Militarized Interstate Dispute (MID) data collection compiled by the Correlates of War Project provides information about conflicts in which one or more states threaten, display, or use force against one or more other states between 1816 and 2010. By definition, “Militarized interstate disputes are united historical cases of conflict in which the threat, display or use of military force short of war by one member state is explicitly directed towards the government, official representatives, official forces, property, or territory of another state. Disputes are composed of incidents that range in intensity from threats to use force to actual combat short of war” (Jones et al. 1996: 163).

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You could look at the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). ACLED is is a disaggregated data collection, analysis, and crisis mapping project.

It provides data export and a dashboard

Terms of Use and Access policy begins:

Non-Commercial Licenses - ACLED’s full dataset is available for use free of charge by noncommercial entities and organizations (e.g., non-profit organizations, government agencies, academic institutions) using the data for non-commercial purposes, subject to these Terms of Use. Non-commercial licenses may also be granted to for-profit media outlets or journalists citing ACLED’s content in works of journalism; provided that such works are made available to the general public and benefit public discourse on the topic, subject to ACLED’s prior, written approval.

Full terms are https://www.acleddata.com/wp-content/uploads/dlm_uploads/2018/12/TermsofUseAttributionPolicy_4.2019-1.pdf

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Another alternative may be the UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict Dataset and several related conflict datasets available from Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). The data can be viewed interactively from https://ucdp.uu.se/#/ and can be downloaded here. There is also an API

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