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Wrong again – Continued Conventional War both Ahistoric and Stupid

Flawed thinking resulting in yet another column that says we need to keep doing what has never worked because we’ve always done it.

First off – America’s goal in the region, whatever it is, has not and will not be achieved via our current or recent strategies – whatever they’ve been. We’ve been doing this for decades and nothing positive has accrued. We either need to colonize the region with all the human and economic costs of dragging its inhabitants, a generations-long quest, into the 21st Century and post-Enlightenment world, or leave it to Russia and China, both of whom […]

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