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The Authoritarian’s Playbook: Central Europe’s Slide Toward Illiberalism

BY CHARLES FIERTZ At the beginning of the 21st century, Hungary and Poland were frequently lauded as two of the most successful examples of democratic transitions, emerging from the shadow of communist dictatorships and joining the Euro-Atlantic community through membership in organizations such as NATO and the European Union.[1] Today the two countries are again […]

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Europe’s Refugee Crisis Underscores Global Interconnectedness

BY J.J. MESSNER As the civil war in Syria enters its sixth year, its effects continue to wreak havoc not only on its own war-ravaged population, but also upon countries farther afield. In the 2016 Fragile States Index, Syria was again one of the most worsened countries year-on-year, catapulting them into the list of the […]

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Sparkling Finnish: Sustainable Scandinavia

BY HANNAH BLYTH AND J.J. MESSNER Every year, the most stable end of the Fragile States Index appears to tell a familiar story. Since the Fund for Peace began assessing all major countries in 2006, Scandinavia has held a near-monopoly on the least fragile end of the Index.

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#FFP's Fragile States Index #FSI was highlighted in @Lauren_Risi's recent article as a key indicator for assessing the role environmental factors can play in impacting global fragility. Read here: #climatechange #USGlobalFragilityStrategy

New U.S. Global Fragility Strategy Recognizes Environmental Issues as Key to Stability

This article by Lauren Herzer Risi originally appeared on New Security Beat We are cross-posting this article from our colleagues at New Security Beat...

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