How Bad Is Bad?

Although the 10 worst failed states don’t necessarily suffer from the same problems, they do share one thing in common: a miserable quality of life for most of their people. And when they’re stacked up against the United States, the meaning of “failure” is devastatingly clear.

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World Bank, most recently available data (2010)

World Bank, most recently available data (2010)

Alessandra N. Ram is a researcher at Foreign Policy.

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