Significant Threats

Significant Impact On U.S. Interests

The following conflicts affect countries of strategic geopolitical stability important to the U.S. but do not involve a mutual-defense treaty commitment.

 

Islamic Militancy In Pakistan

 

Region: Asia & Pacific 

 

Impact On U.S. Interests: Significant 

 

Conflict Status: Unchanging 

 

Type Of Conflict: Transnational Terrorism 

 

130 Estimated Number Of Nuclear Weapons in Pakistan 

 

2,799 Estimated Number Of Militants Killed By U.S. Drones Since 2006

 

$383 Million U.S. Foreign Aid Dispersed

 

 

Sectarian Conflict In Lebanon

Region: Middle East & North Africa 
Impact On U.S. Interests: Significant  
Conflict Status: Unchanging 
Type Of Conflict: Political Instability 
1,070,854 Estimated Number Of Registered Refugees 
$79.7 Million U.S. Foreign Aid Dispersed 
11,425 Estimated Number Of UN Peacekeepers 

 

Islamist Militancy In Egypt

Region: Middle East & North Africa 
Impact On U.S. Interests: Significant
Conflict Status: Unchanging
Type Of Conflict: Transnational Terrorism 
42% Estimated Total Youth Unemployed
108 Estimated Number Of Foreign Fighters In Syria & Iraq 
$99.4 Million U.S. Foreign Aid Dispersed Annually