Originally Posted by Bx Tpr
Yet the irrationality of Middle Eastern politics forced us to rethink our policy there. If there would be some rethinking of policy before our men die, we would be a lot better off. If that policy had changed towards more of a neutral position and neutrality, those 241 marines would be alive today."
Save American lives and let those folks deal with their own issues.
But it's not possible. As soon as you leave the Russians/China/other countries will move in for the oil.
Why is South America relatively peaceful? Because there are no anti-America forces operating there..
It's all N./S.Korea folks.. geopolitics of the largest forces of the world. Regional tussles are just minor vortices in the larger stream of U.S. vs. any other force in the world.