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Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggy" until you can find a gun.
Why not invade 3/4 of Africa? (Oh yea little resources there and they give us what they want from there)
You do realize we support sooo many oppressive government throughout history and currently do. Your whole "its our responsibility to liberate the oppressed" is just a load of ****.
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- Colonel Paul YinglingNobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.
Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.
All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
Absolutely not, it was a complete waste of time, money and lives. It did nothing whatsoever to stop terrorism, it probably made things worse.
So, I saying you can't present Iraq as a we care effort. We didn't and don't. Not our government. Not a bit.