- Dem. Rep. of the Congo
- Central African Republic
- Ivory Coast
- North Korea
- East Timor
Source: Foreign Policy Magazine.
The public relations offices for a number of developing nations could go into "damage control" mode Monday, when Foreign Policy magazine releases its annual Index of Failed States. The magazine ranks 60 countries, in various stages of failure, using 12 specific indicators generated by the Fund for Peace.
This year, Somalia tops the list for the second year in a row, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan.
Foreign Policy magazine Managing Editor Blake Hounshell debriefs the list with host Guy Raz.