Category Archives: Foriegn Policy and War

What if We Didn’t Engage In Any Wars?

A scenario is presented of what the country would be like if we had not engaged in all wars since WWII. The cost of war in both dollars and lives and the disruptions and consequences to veterans and society have been huge. Have the costs of wars been justified? Or would life had been better for us had we stayed out of these wars? Continue reading

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The President’s Power to Declare War

Because the United States has the most powerful military in the world, the power of the President to declare war makes him the most powerful man in the world. That much power in the hands of a single man can make for dangerous situations. Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. It makes it too easy for the US to become a bully country. Continue reading

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Spending on War and Destruction vs. Investing on Building a better America

What if we did not go to all the wars or meddle into the affairs of other countries since the end of the Korean War and instead focus all of that Defense money and effort into education, energy development, infrastructure … Continue reading

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US Sanctions, A Failing Foreign Policy

Mahatma Gandhi is one of my overall favorite people.  He believed that if you approached your adversary, whether an opponent or enemy, rationally and without threat or malice you will eventually gain a better and more engaging and desirable response. … Continue reading

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