Maps

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Mapped: U.S. and Allied Missile Defenses Against North Korea

This is why America has put so much effort into radars and missile interceptors.

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Watch: All the World’s Global Trade in One Interactive Map

Watch global trade in action, from a new, data-driven vantage point.

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Belgium and the Netherlands Redraw Borders in a Peaceful Land-Swap

If only the rest of the world’s border disputes were solved this peacefully.

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Turkey’s New Maps Are Reclaiming the Ottoman Empire

Erdogan’s aggressive nationalism is now spilling over Turkey’s borders, grabbing land in Greece and Iraq.

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Mapped: Brexit’s Aftermath

After Britain’s vote to leave the EU, stock prices are suffering on major indices around the world. FP surveys the damage.

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Mapped: The Islamic State Is Losing Its Territory — and Fast

In the last three months, the Islamic State has lost an additional 8 percent of its territory in Iraq and Syria.

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Mapping the Spread of the ISIS Plague

The Islamic State keeps morphing, and the United States and its allies are struggling to keep up.

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Mapped: The Threat of the Zika Virus

This map shows how many cases of the rapidly-spreading Zika virus have been reported in countries in the Americas.

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Mapped: Corruption Across the World

See how your country scored in Transparency International's 2015 index of corruption perceptions.

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Mapped: The Refugee Crisis in the Aegean Sea

Record numbers of refugees have died in the first few weeks of 2016.

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How Global Displacement Will Reach All-Time High, in Maps and Charts

A new U.N. report demonstrates how global displacement rose in the first half of 2015 and how it is expected to exceed records by the end of the year.

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Why China’s Land Grab Is Backfiring on Beijing

Beijing is alarming its neighbors by building artificial islands in the South China Sea. From Tokyo to Jakarta, countries in the region are pushing back hard.

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Mapped: Where Airstrikes in Syria Are Targeting Medical Workers

A new report released by Physicians for Human Rights maps attacks on Syrian hospitals.

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Can a New Mapping Tool Protect Indigenous Land Rights?

Indigenous communities around the world are in uphill battles against governments and corporations to preserve their land. Now, a new mapping tool hopes to help them determine borders and protect their rights.

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