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12 November 2009 

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Failed States - A Global Challenge


Failed and weak states are unable for various reasons to provide security and other basic services for their citizens.  In this 5-part series, VOA looks at the problems and challenges they pose internationally.



 For More Information

 aqua-bullet Index of State Weakness in the Developing World (Brookings)

 aqua-bullet Failed States Index 2007 (Foreign Policy and The Fund for Peace)

 aqua-bullet Failed States articles (Global Policy Forum)