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Human Security Unit

Power Vacuums Program

Just as weak states leave legitimacy vacuums, they also leave strategic vacuums in which regional powers and armed groups compete.

The Human Security unit analyzes geopolitical competition in contested and ungoverned spaces and the implications for U.S. interests and policy options.

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Human Security
Will Russia Use Military Force in Ukraine?
Human Security
Kazakhstan Crisis, Part 2: The Path Forward
Human Security
Kazakhstan Crisis, Part 1: Drivers and Implications
Human Security
Far-Right Nativism: Its Geopolitical Effects and Its Future in North America and Europe
Human Security
The Recent Turnaround of the Greek Defense Industry
Human Security
Lebanese Security Forces Cope with Compounding Crises
Human Security
How the U.S. Can Effectively Promote Democracy in South Asia
Human Security
Neither Local, Nor Transnational, But Both: The Islamic State in Congo