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These 10 Countries Are The Most Susceptible To Terrorism And Conflict

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 12.12.2013 | World

Political risk is rapidly increasing for countries in East Africa and the Middle East. Pointing to growing unrest and political violence, global an...

LOOK: The 10 Countries With The Most Extreme Risk Of Sexual Violence During Conflict

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

This is not a contest any country should hope to win, but five countries tied for first place in Maplecroft's 2013 sexual violence in conflict index. ...

20 Highest-Risk Countries In 2013

Eline Gordts | Posted 01.09.2013 | World

Twenty percent of countries around the world are facing a growing political risk in 2013 -- that's the conclusion of a new study by Maplecroft, a risk...

The World's Worst Child Labor Offenders

Posted 01.05.2012 | World

Where in the world are children forced to work in dangerous conditions, often toiling at the expense of receiving education and basic freedoms? The...

Which Country Has The Worst Human Rights Record?

Posted 12.07.2011 | World

Maplecroft's Human Rights Risk Index for 2012 paints a grim picture of human rights in countries worldwide. The research agency ranked 197 countrie...

PHOTOS: Nations With Highest Risk Of Terrorist Attacks

Posted 10.03.2011 | World

LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Somalia is most at risk from terrorist attack, followed by Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan and the new nation of South Su...

The World's Worst Human Rights Offenders

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In light of the ongoing controversy surrounding jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, China has the dubious distinction of joining the world's t...

Countries With Extreme Risk Of Terrorist Attack (PHOTOS): 2010 Global Terrorism Risk Index

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Somalia has the unfortunate distinction of being the country at the highest risk for a terrorist attack, according to a newly published report. Publ...

Terrorism Risk Index 2010: Iraq Tops The List (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Maplecroft, an organization that assesses geopolitical risks for companies and investors, has compiled its 2010 Terrorism Risk Index (TRI). The index ...