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"It highlighted that since the end of apartheid, about 500 000 South Africans have been murdered and about 1 million people have been raped." iol.co.za/capetimes/news…
"According to a 2018 Congressional Research Service report, "many sources indicate" that about 150,000 intentional homicides since 2006 were organized crime-related." cnn.com/2013/09/02/wor…
"With just 8% of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for roughly a third of global murders."wsj.com/articles/400-m…
The gradual move from tribalism to feudal states to democratic entities has reduced state sponsored violence. Democratic states tend to share common goals. Tribal dictatorships and autocratic regimes act irrationally and with self interest. towardsdatascience.com/has-global-vio…
Violent crime is a function of poverty, youth curves, societal stress and transnational export of agendas. America has seen drops in crime. Although: "Most crimes are not reported to police, and most reported crimes are not solved."
Fracking Iran, Venezuela, Afghanistan and other nations to cause change is a recipe for disaster since the transition to democracy is spurred by economic and population factors not destruction by conflict or economic war. The chaos theory only breeds...chaos
Engaging nations in a globalist era like China, North Korea, Iran, Cuba, Venezuela in trade and diplomacy allows and requires international linkage to law enforcement, financial scrutiny, communications and control mechanisms. Ultimately we will be affected internally...
...by encouraging necrotic political dead spaces like Iran and Venezuela and not engaging intelligently we open the door to recreating the same formula that led a small cult of misfits and 9/11. If Trump wants his Nobel then open doors, don't close them.
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