Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu
Asia-centric nations, fond of vowels liberally sprinkled further through the rest of the nation’s name. Highly-strung inhabitants fond of popular- or military-led uprisings.
Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan
Aggressive entities with strongarm leader hell-bent on world domination. Fond of binding separate entities together, often against the will of weaker nations. (Those with a keen interest in comparative history would do well to contrast Russia, an R country if ever there was one, with the might of the former USSR.)
Exceptions proving the general rule: those hippies in Uruguay.
Venezuela, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Vietnam
Warm, typically small nation whose export industry is heavily reliant on a single product (frozen fish, for example, or oil, or Catholicism).
Exception proving the general rule: Yemen
Western Sahara, Waziristan
Not officially a nation, but troublesome bandit-country. (See also, Tipperary).
Afrocentric tightly-knit bunch. Attempts to coerce neighbouring states into joining the Z Club have so far met with resistance, though certain nationalist South Africans dream of a future Zulu state.