10 Dangerous Countries Americans Should Avoid

Due to years of civil unrest and the presence of terrorist forces, such as the Taliban, this war-torn Middle Eastern country is the most dangerous place for U.S. travelers in the world.

Afghanistan

Yemen has been embroiled in a devastating civil war since 2015, and the country is now suffering a humanitarian crisis with widespread shortages of food, water, and medical supplies.

Yemen

As with Yemen and Afghanistan, Syria struggles through civil war, widespread destruction, and insufficient resources for its people.

Syria

The U.S. Department of State reports that many journalists have been killed in South Sudan while covering the ongoing conflict there.

South Sudan

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is considered too risky for travelers due to armed conflict, civil unrest, and high crime rates.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tensions in the country have escalated since it invaded Ukraine in February 2022

Russia

With many Ukrainian people fleeing their homes to escape the conflict between Russia and their own military, the country is not a safe place for visitors from anywhere.

Ukraine

Somalia remains one of the most dangerous countries to visit due to the presence of al-Shabaab and other militant groups responsible for murders, kidnappings, and piracy.

Somalia

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