Thursday, May 31, 2007

America ranks low in 'Peace Index'

File under: Just because it doesn't agree with your self image doesn't mean it isn't true

From Times Wire Reports
May 31, 2007
The United States is among the least peaceful nations in the world, ranking 96th between Yemen and Iran, according to an index of 121 countries.

According to the Global Peace Index, created by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Norway is the most peaceful nation and Iraq is the least, just after Russia, Israel and Sudan.

Get the LA Times summary article here ...

It's always a little disconcerting to find that we have things in common with those we condemn.

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