The nation does not hold democratic elections.
Only state-controlled media is permitted.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.