Some similarities, but not really
No, not at all
Other (please elaborate)
The US is not a target of any nation for war because the USA has nukes. Nobody will kill themselves by attacking the USA.
Not letting people starve because they're in a rough patch in their lives is a sign of civilization, not a sign of decay. Failing to help those people get jobs is a sign of incompetence. Get the schools in order and then things will be fine.