U.S. Is World’s 101st Most Peaceful Nation
In the peace rankings, the United States has fallen out of the top 100, according to the Global Peace Index.
Released Wednesday, the eighth annual assessment is data-driven and measures such things as internal crime statistics, political forces, refugee activity, population trends and other factors — including terrorism, the number of homicides and economic conditions.
The most peaceful spot? Iceland, followed by Denmark and Austria.
The three least peaceful countries are South Sudan, Afghanistan and Syria, at the very bottom of the list.