The most dangerous places in the world are mostly located in failed states. Five of them are located in Asia (mostly in the Middle East) , three in the American Continent and 2 in Africa. These states are unable to assure basic security for their citizens. Still other factors such as low-intensity conflicts, drug wars , terrorism or lack of gun control are also factors making this list exhaustive and not only about war-torn countries. In this Top 10 of Most dangerous countries in the world :
1 is in a state of Civil War.
3 are Failed States
1 is a Communist Dictatorship
1 is a country plagued by terrorism
4 are countries plagued with domestic violences ( Cartels..)
Syria used to be a stable dictatorship before the Arab Spring. The country then turned into a fight between Sunnis and Shias and has become a battlefield for Iran and Saudi Arabia, the US and Russia. Each one performing a proxy war on Syrian territory. The regime of Bashar Al Assad is shelling cities using mortars, bombs, tanks, helicopters and jet fighters! Scud missiles are used too to hit civilians, needless to remind you of the chemical weapons which have been used too! The regime is fighting rebels inside and outside cities.
ISIS the most dangerous terrorist organization in the world has also conquered most of syrian desert and established its headquarters in Ar-Raqqah in Northern Syria. This group and other rebels group such as Al Nusra are regularly kidnapping foreigners and aid workers. The conflict killed between 300,000 to 500,000 Syrians. Mostly Civilians.
Aghanistan is a war torn country since decades , even prior American intervention in 2001. The country is plagued by religious extremi
sm and the resilience of the Taliban. Al-Qaeda has its headquarters there in the mountainous region of Bora Bora. As of 2017, thousands have been killed by American Operations on the ground , notably from drones airstrikes.