November 15, 2011

The Sheer Tragedy That Is War

Doug Bandow, Forbes

Another Veterans Day has passed.  Tragically, Washington creates more veterans every day.  American politicians are constantly going to war for no good reason.

 

Special Forces to Uganda.  What vital U.S. interest is threatened there?  Bombing Libya.  Why should Washington bail out the Europeans yet again?  Nation-building in Afghanistan.  Did any American imagine that more than a decade after 9/11 U.S. personnel would be dying trying to create a modern centralized nation state in Central Asia?

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