Postcards from Hell

October 19, 2010 at 8:53 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
There are so many, that I ran out of of characters to clip, so the last picture is from Bosnia-Herzegovina. 60 countries in all. 60!! .

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clipped from www.foreignpolicy.com

Postcards from Hell

Images from the world’s most failed states.

For the last half-decade, the Fund for Peace, working with Foreign Policy, has been putting together the Failed States Index, using a battery of indicators to determine how stable — or unstable — a country is. But as the photos here demonstrate, sometimes the best test is the simplest one: You’ll only know a failed state when you see it.

SOMALIA

CHAD

SUDAN

ZIMBABWE

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

AFGHANISTAN

IRAQ

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

GUINEA

PAKISTAN

HAITI

IVORY COAST

KENYA

NIGERIA

YEMEN

BURMA

ETHIOPIA

EAST TIMOR

NIGER

NORTH KOREA (tied with Niger)

UGANDA

GUINEA-BISSAU

BURUNDI

BANGLADESH

SRI LANKA

CAMEROON

NEPAL (tied with Cameroon)

MALAWI

SIERRA LEONE (tied with Malawi)

ERITREA

REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

IRAN

LIBERIA

LEBANON

BURKINA FASO

UZBEKISTAN

GEORGIA

TAJIKISTAN

MAURITANIA

CAMBODIA

LAOS

RWANDA

SOLOMON ISLANDS

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

KYRGYZSTAN

COLOMBIA

TOGO

SYRIA

EGYPT

BHUTAN

PHILIPPINES

COMOROS

BOLIVIA

ISRAEL/WEST BANK

AZERBAIJAN

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

ZAMBIA

MOLDOVA

ANGOLA

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