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Revolution in Egypt: Who's Next?

Hosni Mubarak's regime is over. Which other populations around the Middle East and Africa are ready to follow Egypt's lead?

You may have heard: The 30-year dictatorship of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt is over. He was toppled by a swell of popular protest, organized with the aid of technology. What kind of government Egypt will end up with is unclear (the military is in charge in the near term) but these are historic times for the country and the region.

To provide some insight into which countries might follow Egypt's lead and change leadership, The Economist made this "Shoe Thrower's Index" (throwing a shoe, as you may remember, is a strong sign of dissatisfaction in Arab and Islamic countries).

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Test: Can You Locate Every North African and Middle Eastern Nation?

Big things are afoot in Egypt and Tunisia and Sudan. But do you even know where those countries are? Test your knowledge with this (very) simple game.


As you may have heard, big things are afoot in Egypt and Tunisia and Sudan. But do you even know where those countries are? Test your knowledge of north African and Middle Eastern geography with this (very) simple game. One of our editors filled in the map with only five mistakes. Others of us would rather not talk about it.

Thanks, Mom!

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