contributor perspectives

The Line Between Conflict and Stability in Great Power Competition

Jeff Goodson
Board of Contributors
Apr 22, 2019 | 09:15 GMT
A parade float in Dusseldorf, Germany, on March 4, 2019, features effigies of U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

A parade float is seen in Dusseldorf, Germany. More countries will become theaters of conflict as the great powers increasingly compete. Conflict will deepen in some countries where it already exists. In both cases, instability will grow.

(LUKAS SCHULZE/Getty Images)

As the United States, China and Russia increasingly compete for strategic advantage, the number of countries in the gray zone between war and peace will grow. This will prompt arguments for hands-on engagement in stability operations, even as Washington draws back from such engagements....

Connected Content

Regions & Countries

Article Search

Copyright © Stratfor Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

Stratfor Worldview


To empower members to confidently understand and navigate a continuously changing and complex global environment.