Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 4.27.41 PM

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

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


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

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


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.


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.

Screen Shot 2016-06-24 at 2.44.07 PM

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.


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.

Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 1.21.05 PM

Mapping the Spread of the ISIS Plague

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

zika map screenshot

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.

Screen Shot 2016-01-27 at 4.21.40 PM

Mapped: Corruption Across the World

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


Mapped: The Refugee Crisis in the Aegean Sea

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

Screen Shot 2015-12-18 at 11.53.40 AM

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.

Screen Shot 2015-12-07 at 3.57.58 PM

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.

Screen Shot 2015-11-18 at 12.21.09 PM

Mapped: Where Airstrikes in Syria Are Targeting Medical Workers

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

Screen Shot 2015-11-10 at 5.36.04 PM

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.

Load 10 More Articles