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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