Weak governance, widespread corruption, economic mismanagement, nsmg
crime, and violent ethnic conflicts are undermining the stability of the island
nations of the South Pacific. As some countries assume the status of Somalialike
'failed states', the formerly benign South Pacific islands represent a
growing threat to regional security.
This process has been hastened by the lack of attention to the region's problems
by traditional powers like the United States, Australia and New Zealand....[Show more]
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