Foreign Policy

 

Critical Impact On U.S. Interests

 

Conflict is likely to trigger U.S. military involvement or threatens the supply of critical U.S. strategic resources.

 

 

Significant Impact On U.S. Interests

Conflict affects countries of strategic geopolitical stability important to the U.S. but does not involve a mutual-defense treaty commitment.

 

Limited Impact On U.S. Interests

 

Conflict could have severe/widespread humanitarian consequences but in countries of limited strategic importance to the U.S.