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Peaceful countries

Remember the Global Peace Index?  Well the Huffington Post has picked up on some of the Peace Index data to produce a list (with pictures) of the world’s most peaceful countries.  Here is an example from the slide show:

New Zealand is apparently No. 1 !

For the record, as the article points out, the United States is 85th.  You can also see which countries are the least peaceful.

This is interesting for a number of reasons.  First, because a news website as prominent as the Huffington Post has drawn on the Peace Index data.  Second, because it shows increasing interest and concern about overall and comparative “peacefulness” in the world.

IGbarb says:  “Check it out!  Peacefulness rules!”

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June 14, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , ,

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  1. […] while back I wrote a short post about peaceful countries, indicating that The Global Peace Index shows New Zealand to be number one on the list.  Well, you […]

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