The U.S.-led responses to the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 involve a range of military, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement measures. Following the recent launch of air strikes against Afghanistan, humanitarian and conflict prevention practitioners are asking what the fall-out will be. This policy brief provides an overview and analysis of the range of measures taken by the antiterrorist alliance, the implications of these for regional stability in the Caucasus, Central Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and West Africa, as well as potential global scenarios and risks.

The Fall-out of Military Strikes Against Afghanistan: Regional and Global Risks