Thursday, August 18, 2005

South Africa as dangerous as Iraq

A South African opposition politician has charged that the murder rate in South Africa, 43 per 100,000, is roughly equal to Iraq's. That's pretty bad. Iraq is a country at war with itself and South Africa claims to be a developed nation. Of course, there are still a lot of unmarked mass grave to be found in Iraq, which could put that country back in the lead as the world's most dangerous place.

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