2017 Global Peace Index: U.S. Drops 11th Spaces to the 114th Least Peaceful Country, While the World Overall is Slightly More Peaceful

By: David J. Smith, June 1, 2017 This year’s Global Peace Index  published by the Institute for Economics and Peace has been released.  Since 2007, IEP has ranked the relative peacefulness of 163 countries covering over 99% of the world’s population.  Major findings  in 2017 include: The world slightly improved in peace last year but hasContinue reading “2017 Global Peace Index: U.S. Drops 11th Spaces to the 114th Least Peaceful Country, While the World Overall is Slightly More Peaceful”