An Island of Sanity Amidst Insane ViolenceSeptember 11, 2013 @ 12:34 pm
Israel's success in stopping the plot highlights the Jewish state's status as an island of sanity and security in a turbulent Arab ocean of insane violence. While neighbors like Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq and even Turkey suffer massive bloodshed and instability, big cities in Israel remain among the world's safest. Even counting terrorist incidents, they have murder rates far lower than in major American cities.
Government can't do everything, but effective and decisive measures can help promote the safety of the populace.
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