Nations in the News
Nations in the News uncovers the facts behind the headlines, focusing on six "flashpoint" nations around the globe to examine why they are in the news today. Clear text describes both the historical significance of each country and its current relations with the rest of the world. The text is supported by maps and primary sources, and numerous sidebars focus on items of particular interest. "Fast Facts" boxes and brief biographies provide additional information and make this series ideal for student reports.