Professor Shultz Analyzes "The Sources of Instability in the Twenty-First Century: Weak States, Armed Groups, and Irregular Conflict"

Strategic Studies Quarterly

The volume examines how instability, conflict, and war in the twenty-first century have changed in significant ways; highlights how those changes challenge the United States and other democracies; and identifies specific capabilities that the United States and its allies need to develop to manage and mitigate the threats emerging from this new environment. More information on NSIC and its Project on Adapting America’s Security Paradigm and Security Agenda can be found at