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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.


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.

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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.


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.


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.

Iranians carry the coffin of General Nur-Ali Shushtari, deputy commander of the Revolutionary Guards ground forces and other members of the Revolutionary guardians, killed two days ago, near the Pakistani border, during a funeral in Tehran outside the Revolutionary Guard garrison on October 20, 2009. Sunni group Jundallah claimed responsibility for the suicide attack that killed seven Revolutionary Guards commanders and 28 other people, including several tribal leaders. AFP PHOTO AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read )

Mapping the Deaths of Iranian Officers Across Syria

This map shows where ranking Iranian officers have fallen in battles across Syria.


How Does Pyongyang Prepare for a Rocket Launch?

An inside look at the outside of North Korea's best-known missile launch site.

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Mapped: What Each EU Country Impacted by New Quota Plan Thinks About Refugees

This map shows how many refugees each participating country would take under a recent EU proposal, and how those countries feel about it.

Ethnic Uighurs gather on Id Kah Square after Friday prayer in the nearby  main mosque on August 8, 2008  in Xinjiang's famed Silk Road city of Kashgar in China's far northwestern, mainly Muslim Xinjiang region. Chinese authorities announced stepped up controls on religious figures and potential "trouble-makers" in the Muslim city of Kashgar to guard against attacks on the Beijing Olympics which open today following the deadly attack that killed 16 police officers and a new threat by separatists from China's far northwest Xinjiang region to attack the Games. AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Interactive Map: Follow the Roads, Railways, and Pipelines on China’s New Silk Road

Beijing's multi-billion dollar integration project aims to connect China to Europe with a network of roads, railways, pipelines.