The U.S. ranks 101st in peace

According to the 2014 Global Peace Index prepared by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the United States has a peace index score of  2.137, which makes the United States rank one hundred and first out of one hundred sixty-two countries ranked in that category. The United States is ranked between Benin and Angola. The most peaceful country in the world is Iceland, with a score of 1.189

  1. Moe
    24 June 2014 at 11:05 am

    Mark: we may be lagging on health care and education and other stuff, but we rank right up there on wars! I’m reminded of Gore Vidal’s book from 2002, “Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace”. Devastating. We’ve been pretty much militarily engaged for 200 of our 265 years.

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