He was asked, during a follow-up interview, what was the most important difference about living in the U.S. I paraphrase, because I'm too lazy to go get my phone and listen again, but... "Safety. When you feel safe you can build up."
I wish the Masters of the Universe would stop investing so heavily in making us all feel unsafe. Think of what we could build--and the real problems we could solve--if we weren't kept off balance with the sense of imminent doom.