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Submitted by JACQUES HADIDA (United States), Mar 10, 2011 at 12:33

GOOD DAY DANIEL

I entered on my" title of comments "your conlusion.

I have always asked myself the question: When is the U.S going to take care of its own affairs rather than mingle in other people's problems. If Viet Nam was not a lesson to learn from, what will it be? Iraq? Afghanistan?

Why does the U.S feel obiged to get in the way of others to SEEMINGLY help.? It is almost in the U.S genes to be at war an since we do not have one at home, let us go overseas and send our boys to be slaughtered. Didn't we have enough with all he wars we took part of? Yes you will tell me we went to Europe for WWII and defated Germany. I would say that was a World War, not a particular country and an Arab one on top.

I would say that if the people in the countries of Arica and the Middle East want to dispose of their dicatators, it is their prerogative, not ours. Why should we feel we need to intervene. OK, now you will tell me it is because of these countries natural resources. But Egypt and Tunisia did not have any.

In any case, with the government we have today who has no clue what to do, would it not be better to stay away and let them solve their own problems? I am truly affraid that if we get in there we may end up staying as we did everywhere else. And by the way, the U.S is not alone in not knowing what to do. The same pattern is found with NATO, the UN and oher organizations.

It is like if the world is run by JOURNALISM, with every country sending armies of reporters. WHY? Rather than let them be, we give them the importance of talking about them day and night. Enough of a wrong attitude for the sake of wanting to know when between you and me, we do not really care too much for these nations and their people. The world must rethink the way one looks at another

BEST REGARDS

JACQUES HADIDA

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