Limited Threats

Limited Impact On U.S. Interests

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

 

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

 

 

 

Region: Eurasia 

 

Impact On U.S. Interests: Limited 

 

Conflict Status: Unchanging 

 

Type Of Conflict: Territorial Dispute 

 

1988 Year Territorial Dispute Began 

 

1,700 Sq. Miles Approximate Total Disputed Area 

 

95 Percent Percent Of Population Ethnically Armenian

 

 

 

Destabilization Of Mali

 

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa 

 

Impact On U.S. Interests: Limited 

 

Conflict Status: Unchanging 

 

Type Of Conflict: Transnational Terrorism 

 

134,800 Estimated Number Of Malian Refugees 

 

24,800 Estimated Number Of Internally Displaced Persons 

 

15,209 Number Of UN Peacekeepers