Afghanistan is one of at least 34 countries worldwide that have written new constitutions in the last ten years. Each of these countries has taken its own approach to the writing of its constitution as well as to its subsequent adoption.
Use the Interactive Map to learn about headscarf controversies around the world.
The Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) was formed to aid U.N. Member States and the Secretary-General in their efforts to alleviate human suffering and to construct institutions that promote self-sustaining peace. Explore the DPKO with these maps.
Learn about press freedom in Russia and around the world in the Map.
Especially since September 11, 2001, the Islamic kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been viewed as a breeding ground for militant Islamic terrorist activity.
On October 12, 2000, 17 American soldiers were killed in an attack on the USS Cole.
In August 1998, a truck bomb hit the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, killing more than 200 people and injuring several thousand -- mostly Kenyans.
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