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    Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

    Where do these nuts come from? And to think they are the ones educating our children......Scary.



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    Re: Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

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    Where do these nuts come from? And to think they are the ones educating our children......Scary.
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    Re: Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

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    “It would not be a stretch to say that the United States is actually a greater threat to peace and stability in the region than ISIS — not least because U.S. policies in Iraq, Libya and Syria have largely paved the way for ISIS’ emergence as a major regional actor,” al-Gharbi wrote in the article titled, “How Much Moral High Ground Does the U.S. Have Over ISIS?”

    He is absolutely, 100% correct.

    The US invaded Iraq. The left. Just like every other invasion only this one turned around and bit you in the ass. The only problem is the rest of them world will now have to pay for it.
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    Re: Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

    It is difficult to imagine that any serious academic would suggest that the U.S. military is a bigger threat to peace than an extremist movement that has carried out genocidal activity, enslaved women, etc. This kind of false equivocation serves no constructive purpose. It does, however, divert attention from the very real atrocities ISIS is carrying out on an almost daily basis.

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    Re: Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

    America is FAR AND AWAY more of a threat to peace in the Middle East then ISIS...it's not even remotely close.

    Who has killed more innocent civilians by about 100 to 1? Who has caused more destruction and made more people homeless (both directly and indirectly) by about 10000 to 1? Who has propped up more horrific regimes that have treated their citizens horribly?

    America and her military.
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    Re: Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

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    He gets noticed, when he says that kind of stuff. Makes him feel important.

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    Re: Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

    Quote Originally Posted by Fearandloathing View Post
    He is absolutely, 100% correct.

    The US invaded Iraq. The left. Just like every other invasion only this one turned around and bit you in the ass. The only problem is the rest of them world will now have to pay for it.
    Don't be silly. It is true that the US military is a greater danger to enemies of the US and its allies that ISIS is to its. But the way you speak makes it sound as though you have adapted rather well done propaganda that you never checked out seriously and never analyzed rigorously yourself. That is a pity, because the topic is important. But it would take some effort, of course, especially now that you have seemingly aquired conditioned reflexes that are tough to recondition.

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    Re: Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

    The problem with having a huge military on hand is that it's too easy to use it. If instead the US had to mobilize every time it wanted to play policeman, including a draft and increase in taxes, the US would get involved in far fewer pointless squabbles.

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    Re: Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

    Quote Originally Posted by donsutherland1 View Post
    It is difficult to imagine that any serious academic would suggest that the U.S. military is a bigger threat to peace than an extremist movement that has carried out genocidal activity, enslaved women, etc. This kind of false equivocation serves no constructive purpose. It does, however, divert attention from the very real atrocities ISIS is carrying out on an almost daily basis.

    I suggest you need to look at what the serious academic is looking at and that is who CAUSED "an extremist movement that has carried on genocidal activity...".

    If there was such a group around when the US invaded then you have an argument. What transpired since, the 'regime change" in Libya, the on going arming of these "extremist groups" etc. If the US military would stop invading maybe there would be a chance for peace, but since you simply had to get kill Saddam, well there's been anything but peace......

    Maybe it's time you started minding your own business
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    Re: Arizona professor claims U.S. military 'greater threat' to peace than ISIS

    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen.Seven View Post
    The problem with having a huge military on hand is that it's too easy to use it. If instead the US had to mobilize every time it wanted to play policeman, including a draft and increase in taxes, the US would get involved in far fewer pointless squabbles.


    That was the precise warning given by America's last great general, Dwight D. Eisenhower who warned about the industrial Military Complex and the need to keep it fed. Hew has been 100% correct. When your most important tool is a hammer, then every solution results in pounding something.
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