- stupider (PISA/TIMSS)
- more often poor
- shorter-lived (OECD)
- longer-working (OECD)
- economically unequal (OECD, Gini coefficient)
Add to this that America, the country, is one of the most violent, authoritarian countries in the world - most Americans believe that US foreign policy supports democracy, when in fact, it more often supports military and authoritarian governments - and that in and of itself justifies hatred of America, if not of Americans; a more thorough understanding of US history would conclude that the US is instrumental in creating the terrorist threat.