Run your own nation, play Cybernations."Conservatism is the blind and fear-filled worship of dead radicals."
- Mark Twain
George Clooney should be happy.
‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).
What is the full story then? They are sending in 150 troops? Not exactly an army. That seems to be a fair and measured response to what is going on. Sounds to be like a good enough number to secure the embassy and any Americans fleeing the violence. However, there will always be those who see a conspiracy or agenda behind every action the US takes.
- There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
- Idealistically, everything should work as you planed it to. Realistically, it depends on how idealistic you are as to the measure of success.
- Better to be a pessimist before, and an optimist afterwords.
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was a direct result of America being involved ten thousand miles from it shores.
In fact the fuse for war between Japan and the United States, Great Britain and the Dutch was lit during the Theodore Roosevelt administration.
As soon as Japan was awarded the German territories in the Central Pacific (The Mandates) in 1919, Japan started drawing up it's plans for war against the USA and the UK and the United States adopted war Plan Orange in 1922 which were the plans used for fighting the war against Japan in the Pacific during WW ll.