PSR's Domestic Politics Unit seeks to examine the Palestinian domestic scene and the process of governance. It focuses on the different facets of state building and political change. Issues of interest include institution building, security sector reform transition to democracy, clean government, civics, political trends, and political alignment. DPU seeks to develop various quantitative political indicators with a special focus on developing a Palestinian democracy index, a security sector index, as well as trends in political affiliation and the domestic balance of power. 

 Palestinian Security Sector Index: 2010-2012:  

 Arab Democracy Index: 

1) Report number 3, 2011

2) Report number 2, 2010

3) Report number 1, 2008

Palestinian Split:

Palestinian Public Institution Reform:




    Palestinian Draft Constitution:


    Workshops: (Arabic only)