Thursday, July 09, 2009

The Failed States Index

Every year, Foreign Policy magazine indexes how closely most of the world's nations resemble a "failed state". Here's their methodology.

It's a fascinating map. The study regards the most stable nations as Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, and Ireland. Among unstable nations, Israel is the only democracy.

HT: TigerHawk

1 comment:

bob said...

It looks like there is a lot more instability in the world than stability.