A forced-network visualisation of key players & notable relationships in the Middle East created by David McCandless & UniversLab. Part of the Knowledge is Beautiful project. Powered by VizSweet.

Understandably, this is an ongoing, evolving diagram which we hope to add to. So feel free to help us make this diagram more accurate. Please send us your ideas & corrections.


New York Times, BBC, Guardian, Christian Science Monitor, CIA World FactBook, Wikipedia and the “Middle East Friendship chart” @ Slate.


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