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Our Revolution
Forbes, by Michael Ledeen

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Posted By:Judy W., 1/5/2017 10:19:45 AM

The global revolution started with our victory in the Cold War, as the Soviet Union passed away with surprisingly little violence. (Snip) n other words, the United States, despite becoming the world’s lone superpower, deliberately weakened its military strength, and attempted to negotiate friendly relations with its former archenemy and the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism. Obama later did all these things again and called them “new.” I think it’s fair to say that the global templates were inevitably going to shift after the fall of the Soviet Empire, but the United States’ decision to withdraw from crucial areas of the world

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He says Trump has appointed national security people who are hawks on Iran -- Mattis, Flynn, Pompeo, Kelly. We might finally take on the biggest sponsor of terrorism and our worst enemy.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/5/2017 11:46:15 AM     (No. 11095468)

"America can resume its rightful role as the world’s premier revolutionary nation."

American foreign policy has never been based on spreading "Americanism" around the world. This is classic "looking for trouble" globally - and to what end? A continuing series of Iraq/Afghanistan debacles? Who here is willing to take on this worldwide mission at the investment of a son or daughter, not to mention public funds, whether tax or borrowed revenues?

We have whizzed away trillions, not to mention spent thousands of American lives on this very "democratic nation building" nonsense. While the hawks are projecting righteous American power beyond our borders, we have a massive, equally threatening problem AT OUR BORDERS.

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