Pakistan 10th most fragile country


This year, Pakistan is at No 10 on Fragile States Index.

Plenty of strategy, effort and energies are required to come out of the league of Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia.

For 10 years now, the Fragile States Index, created by The Fund for Peace and published by Foreign Policy, has put countries into perspective by providing an annual snapshot of their vitality and stability (or lack thereof) and ranking them accordingly.

Criteria, below:


Full FP report, released today, here.

See also: Everything else we reported on Pakistan and its future (links below)


Finally, a happy country index where Pakistan scores better than US, UK

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Moody’s revises Pakistan rating from negative to stable

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China approves construction of 14 power projects in Pakistan

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Pakistan ranks #3 in global terrorism index 2014

Pakistan #42 on world misery index

Pakistan 3rd least safe country in Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15

Pakistan 3rd biggest terrorist risk spot in the world

Pakistan ranks poorly on Global Innovation Index 2014

Pakistan #106 in Good Country Index

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Pakistan is world’s 9th least peaceful country: 2014 GPI

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South Asia world’s most corrupt region: TI

Which country has the worst air pollution? | Hint: Pakistan

Pakistanis to have shorter lives as the world will live longer

Sorry state of medical practice in Pakistan

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Pakistan’s two value crimes no one talks about

Do not miss our Understanding Pakistan Series

Wali Zahid on Pakistan of future

Pakistani culture through 6-D Model

Native languages in Pakistan

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