How Is Conflict Changing?
Explore the drivers, forms, and consequences of conflict for world order.
What Is Interstate Conflict?
Bombs and bullets are not required for countries to come into conflict.
Understanding Intrastate Conflict
Although wars between countries are declining, conflicts within countries are increasingly threatening world order.
The Civilian Consequences of Conflict
When cities become battlefields, civilians represent the overwhelming majority of casualties.
Resource Conflicts, Explained
Learn how competition over natural resources fuels and finances fighting.
Eight “Hot Wars” During the Cold War
The United States and the Soviet Union never directly clashed, but the Cold War was far from bloodless.
Understanding Northern Ireland’s ‘Troubles’
More than twenty years after the Good Friday Agreement was signed, the region offers lessons about the challenges that remain after a conflict ends.
NATO: The World’s Largest Alliance
Trace NATO’s history and learn how the organization’s mission has evolved over seventy years.
How Does Artificial Intelligence Influence Conflict?
Killer robots have long been a fear and fascination of humankind. Today, artificial intelligence is making them a reality.