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It happens so often you wonder whether it is due to total ineptness or a deliberate policy to undermine our efforts overseas. It’s most likely a result of corruption and unintended consequences, combined with a foreign policy that makes it impossible to determine who are our friends are and who are our enemies.
A recent headline in Mother Jones read: “US Weapons Have A Nasty Habit of Going AWOL... Just recently a headline announced: “CIA cash sometimes refills al-Qaeda coffers.”... Another headline just recently announced that, “Iraqi army downs two UK planes carrying weapons for ISIL.”...
Building weapons and seeing them end up in the hands of the enemy is almost a routine event and one should expect it to continue to happen under the circumstances of the chaos in the Middle East.
...the only people who seem to benefit from it are those who are earning profits in the military-industrial complex.
Someday out of necessity we will be forced to consider a policy that the Founders advocated. Friendship with all nations, peace, commerce, and avoidance of all entangling alliances while staying out of the internal affairs of other nations.
Friendship with all nations, peace, commerce, and avoidance of all entangling alliances while staying out of the internal affairs of other nations.
originally posted by: In4ormant
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