Cuba, Syria, and North Korea are three countries that have a dictatorship. Besides dictatorship there are many other forms of authoritarian government. As of today, 50 countries in the world are rated as "Not Free" by Fr... More »

There are many countries still ruled by a dictator today, including North Korea, Cuba, Zimbabwe, and Kazakhstan. Labeling a country as a dictatorship can be difficult as a country almost never self-identifies as such, an... More »

A dictatorship is a type of government in which one individual has full power and control over the country and its citizens. Dictatorships date back thousands of years but still exist today. More »

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North Korea, Cuba and Zimbabwe are countries that have planned economies. The largest country to have a planned economy was the Soviet Union. A planned economy, or a command economy, involves near-total government contro... More »

There are many countries that do not have a democracy and operate from a monarchy, socialist or communist government structure including the People's Republic of China, Saudi Arabia, Vatican City, United Arab Emirates, O... More »

As of 2014, countries embargoed by the United States include Burma, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. Sanctions placed on other countries by the United States can be either comprehensive or selective. The United ... More »

Examples of command economies include the former Soviet Union, China, North Korea and Cuba. One of the defining characteristics of this type of economy is the fact that all decisions relating to the economy are decided b... More »