Brian Karem

America Is Not the Fifth Most Dangerous Country for Journalists, You Idiots

American journalist Steven Sotloff talks to Libyan rebels on the Al Dafniya front line

This blog is the spiritual successor to my previous similarly titled blog post that debunked a widely-reported study claiming America was one of the top ten most dangerous countries for women. As I pointed out at the time, the report heavily weighted the subjective judgements of “experts.” The result is that a bunch of Westerners polled at the height of the #MeToo failed to look beyond their bubble and declared the U.S. the third-worst country in the world for “sexual violence.” Seriously.