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.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.