The West is doing the right thing.
We need more WAAAUGH! We need to bomb more! Boots on the ground!
The West needs to change their foreign policy. Stop meddling in other countries.
After we win this war, if you like, we can discuss the merits of other presidents' approaches.
Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy
"We have to deal with the present situation in the present. This president has Islamists on his staff. He pulled troops out of Iraq that could have/would have prevented ISIS in Iraq. He has restrained the military. He is an absentee when he should be present.
After we win this war, if you like, we can discuss the merits of other presidents' approaches."
If so why did the Islamofascist supporter pull our troops from Iraq?
If so why did the Islamofascist supporter encourage ousting Mubarak?
If so why did the Islamofascist supporter encourage ousting Gaddafi?
If so why did the Islamofascist supporter announce our departure from Afghanistan?
If so why did the Islamofascist supporter fail to support Israel?
Is crony capitalism now foreign policy? If this were true why has the Marxist sicked his EPA dogs on big coal?Nothing that is done is without big business in mind.
I see. No doubt you believe this.And our military, supplied by our military industrial complex protects those interests.
This makes sense to me. I would change "those" interests to "our" interests.If an authoritarian regime serves those interests, they stay,
We can disagree. There are many places where we have no interests and they are not declared to be a threat.if not, the American public begin hearing about humanitarian abuses, and if necessary, they will be declared a threat to our national security.
Name some countries and dates and let's discuss the reasons.During the 50's-70's left leaning democracies in Latin America were replaced by right wing dictatorships. This happened right through democratic and republican administrations. There is no difference.
I word it differently. Left wing and right wing are not very helpful terms. I use Authoritarian statist for all of those who want power concentrated in the state. They tend to be Progressives, fascists, liberals, national socialists, international socialists...statists. On the other side are people like me. I believe the purpose of the state is to protect individual liberty and individual freedom. If you like we can call them Constitutional Conservatives since most of the time we will be referring to US politics.You have a stiff right wing partisan mentality and bias, and as such all problems come from a left wing ideology, which isn't objective or factual. But carry on, press for more war.
The most obvious reasons we go to war are:
1) A President who wants to wag the dog or boost sagging approval ratings or salvage a legacy. . . .
2) A Congress and general public who are outraged by an unwarranted attack by another country or terrorists. . . .
3) A dictator or militant group that intends to commit genocide (a matter of conscience) or control resources that could cripple the economy and/or defense capabilities of free world nations (a matter of practicality).
It is pretty easy to fit the huge majority of military actions into one of those categories.
"I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it." --Benjamin Franklin 1776
The War on Terror has been, and will continue to be one giant string of failures. Our international reputation is at an all-time low. And I wonder why? Our attempts to create a liberal-democratic world order were always going to fail. American values are many nations' bÍte noire. It's about time we sat back and took a non-interventionist approach, an approach without entangling alliances. Trade and nothing more. In contravention to wishes of the globalists and authoritarians over at the UN, the neocons and the liberals. Reclaim foreign policy for the advantage of the ordinary American and stop funding unnecessary war.
Senator Joseph McCarthy was a very brave man who tried to warn this country about communist subversion that documents which have come to light long after his death prove was all too real. Any time you would like to debate anything about his work with me, come ahead.