Risk and Failing States

Monday, March 24–
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Experts discuss the inherent risk of failing states and the economic consequences for the United States and global community.

This session was part of a CFR symposium, Risk and Strategy for the Changing World, which was made possible by the generous support of Rita E. Hauser, and organized in cooperation with King's College London.

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