One should not over idealize about the USA. It too is a relatively young country and it remains to be seen whether it will become increasingly like its neighbors to the South as its demographics change. It is uncelar wheher the factors that made the USA such a success in the 20th century are still at play in the 21st century.
Boko Haram extremists kill 26, including children (AP)
from the article: Obama’s victory and the American social contract: Lessons for Israel