Paki-beki-something-stan, Iraq or Iran – who cares?

As US presidential candidates reveal how they plan to lead the nation into the future, some have been exposed as lacking basic points of information. The public seems to be following suit: many have no idea of what is going on at home or abroad.

­When the basic knowledge of those attempting to spearhead a country can leave much to be desired, where does this leave Americans, choosing their politicians and their country’s potential future? And with many countries being at the top of politicians’ lists to attack – both verbally and literally – how much do people really know about those faraway places?

RT’s Anastasia Churkina has tried to find out.