>Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 13:43:13 -0400
>Subject: Re: [NTLK] [still ot but friendly] was Re: [ot][soccer][or
>From: "Laurent Daudelin" <laurent_daudelin_at_fanniemae.com>
>On 13/06/02 12:58, "Lee, Christopher J" <christopher.j.lee_at_intel.com> wrote:
>> I think that the US isn't politically isolated ENOUGH. Culturally, we are
>> extremely backward and isolated, and that HAS to change; however, I think
>> that the US needs to stop trying to be the world's guardian/master and
>> should pull itself completely out of the morass of Europe/Africa/the Middle
>> East. If people want to slaughter each other over a piece of land you
>> couldn't grow weeds on, let them.
>Then, they should stop selling weapons to one of the side. If not, they will
>be seen as being involved. Now, go convince the militaro-industrial lobby
The problem is, we play both sides of the fence, flip-flopping based on what we *think* we need at any one time, instead of looking long term. Sigh... Those that don't learn from history...
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