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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.

Other Programs

Nonstate Actors

Nonstate Actors

State Resilience and Fragility

State Resilience and Fragility

Latest

Human Security
Is it Time for a New American Approach to Russia?
Human Security
The Strengthening of Palestinian Civil Society Activism, Part II
Human Security
The Strengthening of Palestinian Civil Society Activism – Part I
Human Security
Greece Adjusts Its Strategy Amid Shifting Middle Eastern Alliances
Human Security
Azerbaijan’s Dangerous New Escalations
Special Initiatives
Gender Equality & the Turkish-Kurdish Conflict
Special Initiatives
The Coming Crisis of Climate Displacement
Human Security
Iran’s Strategy in Afghanistan: Pragmatic Engagement with the Taliban