Monday, December 22, 2014

Top 10 Conflict Priorities For 2015

Center For Preventive Action has the list for 2015's upcoming conflicts and contingencies...

  • Intensification of the conflict in Iraq
  • Large-scale attack on the U.S. homeland or ally
  • Cyberattack on U.S. critical infrastructure
  • North Korean crisis
  • Renewed threat of Israeli military strikes against Iran
  • Armed confrontation in the South China Sea
  • Escalation of the Syrian civil war
  • Rising violence and instability in Afghanistan
  • Increased fighting in eastern Ukraine
  • Heightened Israeli-Palestinian tensions
Not everything gets worse: Risks of instability or violence in Pakistan and Jordan are down from last year.