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Will the United States continue to be among the 20 countries with the largest deterioration in state stability over the 2019-2029 period, according to the Fragile States Index?

The Fragile State Index is an important metric of government stability. It is published every year here.

According to the 2019 report (see page 11), over the 2009 to 2019 period, The US was #12 among the countries with the most rapidly deteriorating Fragile States Index. The US was still among the more stable nations in the world but the trend was clearly in the direction of less stability.

Will the United States continue to be among the 20 countries with the largest deterioration in state stability over the 2019-2029 period, according to the Fragile States Index?

This question resolves positively if the United States is amongst the 20 countries with the largest long-term increase (worsening) of fragile state score over the 2019-2029 period.

If for some reason, Fund for Peace ceases to publish this index, or their index can no longer be compared historically this question will be ambiguous, unless the Fund For Peace designates a successor index that also shows which 20 countries have deteriorated the most over the period 2019 to 2029 from a standpoint of stability.

If the United States ceases to exist as a unified nation this question resolves positive.

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