The report - compiled by the US Foreign Policy magazine and the US-based Fund for Peace think-tank - ranks nations according to their vulnerability.Wow the United States has seen some real success from its military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan but alas first place was not achieved. There is always next year.
Judged according to 12 criteria, including internal conflict and society breakdown, states range from the most failed, Sudan, to the least, Norway.
6. Ivory Coast
7. D.R. Congo
10. Central African Republic
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Iraq Rises Up Failed States Index
Iraq ranks as the world's second most unstable country, according to an annual index of failed states.