I feel like I am a relatively intelligent human being. That said, I have some huge holes in my education, and one of them is in geography. If I’m ever on Jeopardy! and that category comes up, I might as well just give all my money back. One of the other holes is world governments, and with all the crazy events happening in the world, I knew this was something I needed to change. So I set out on a quest to better educate myself by reading about different cultures in troubled spots.
This is what I learned: