Afghanistan: Most dangerous for U.S. travelers due to civil unrest, Taliban threats, and hazards like landmines and kidnapping.
Yemen: Devastated by civil war, Yemen faces a humanitarian crisis with food shortages and is high-risk due to terrorism.
Syria: Ravaged by civil war, Syria poses risks of violence, terrorism, and lacks adequate medical facilities.
South Sudan: Ongoing conflict, violence, and a lack of essential services make South Sudan highly dangerous.
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Armed conflict, civil unrest, and high crime rates, especially in the east, make DRC risky for travelers.
Russia: Escalating tensions and risks of harassment or false arrest, especially after the Ukraine invasion.
Ukraine: Active war zones, destroyed infrastructure, and widespread danger due to the conflict with Russia.
Somalia: Presence of militant groups like al-Shabaab leads to murders, kidnappings, and piracy, making Somalia perilous.