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Fragile States Index Tracks A Decade
Of Resource, Political Conflict


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June 26, 2014 - South Sudan, a new, oil-rich country, replaced Somalia as the most vulnerable country as assessed by the Fragile State Index, formerly known as the Failed State Index. The index, which examines major political, economic and social indicators for a country, also showed critical worsening in Libya.