The 2017 Global Peace Index has declared Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and South Sudan to be among the “least peaceful” countries in the world. Incidentally, all four have been targets of U.S.-led destabilization efforts that were used to pursue economic interests that suit the U.S.
New Global Peace Index ranks U.S. 101 out of 162 nations.
The world is continuing a seven-year trend towards a deterioration of peace, the Institute for Economics and Peace finds. In its most recent annual Global Peace Index (pdf) released Wednesday, the think tank ranks 162 nations as measured