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Will We Ever Learn?

Reader comment on item: Will Washington Betray Anti-Regime Iranians?

Submitted by Marci (United States), Jul 16, 2008 at 18:49

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. American foreign policy has been built around this fallacious maxim for far too long, generating an endless loop of armament, fresh enemies, recurring betrayals and the revolving doors of tyranny. I try my hardest not to believe that our foreign policy has one goal: to feed the voracious beast of the military industrial complex. But then again, I don't know why I wouldn't believe Dwight Eisenhower-- in the most patriotic and profound speech since Lincoln's Gettysburg Adresss--when Ike, a military man through and through, warned his country that this insidious ursurpation was coming.

No more. Not supporting insurgencies. Not supporting counter-insurgencies. I will not support feeding the beast any longer.


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