Read the articles Conceptualising State Collapse: An
Institutionalist Approach, by Lambach and Johais (2015) and Globalization,
Terrorism and the State by Demir and Varlik (2015), which is required reading
for this week. Respond to the following:

· What is the connection between failed (now referred to as fragile) states and terrorism and other forms of political violence?

· Provide an example of a failed/fragile state that is associated with terrorism.

· In addition to terrorism and other forms of political violence, what other problems are generally associated with failed/fragile states?

· What can or should the international community do to address this issue?