reply to post by Kali74
Is it really okay with you that we intentionally create new enemies so that we can continue the war?
'We intentionally create enemies eh?
I guess so if you go back to the beginning of this country.
The British,Mexicans,Spanish.Germans,Japanese,French,Koreans,Chinese,Vietnamese,Russia,Cubans 'communists', and today 'terrorists' of the
There is a 'legitimate' rationale behind that believe it or not.
Lots of people disagree with it. There is nothing saying people have to, but that is why we elect presidents to make scapegoats to make the decisions
we don't want to.
Even if you have to look at it from a POV that only cares about America... some faction of our military under direct orders from POTUS engage in night
raids or drone/missile strikes on innocent people, creating whole new legions ready to join al-qaeda or wage jihad, that our men and women have to
then go fight and maybe die for, come home scarred mentally after.
Sorry Kali that doesn't fly.
Between the Dresden bombings in Europe during World War 2. To Trumans dropping nukes on Hiroshima, and Nagaski.
To the Chosin Reservoir of North Korea to Vietnam.
Sorry drones are not creating 'terrorists' because if that was true people would finally have to admit the era of Clinton's death from above from
cruise missiles created 'terrorists'.
You're defending Obama here?
Hell no I am not defending Obama.
There have been epic foreign policy blunders that have been made in the last 40 years.
And the thing that is creating 'terrorists' is a bunch of right wing religious fanatics clinging to their guns, and religion in the ME.
The Middle East has been screwed up beyond recognition for centuries, and that is mainly due to Saudi Arabia, and Iran (Sunni/Shia) can't get along
That has for over 40 years tried to drag the WEST in to that crap sandwich.
The US could pull out of the entire middle east, and Europe, and south Asia.
And NOT a GD thing would change.
edit on 3-3-2014 by neo96 because: (no reason given)