Chapter 11: Non-State Actors and Challenges to Sovereignty
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- Take a look at this video summarizing the 25 most ‘failed states’ in the world.
Primary sources and further learning
- Perhaps the largest instance of non-state violence in the world over the past few years has been Mexico’s bloody drug war. Read this backgrounder from the Council on Foreign Relations about the conflict.
- Ten things you didn’t know about the Somali pirates: check out this article from the Wall Street Journal about piracy off of Somalia’s coast.