I’m developing my understanding of conservative ideals by reading the “Rebuilding America’s Defenses” written by the Project for a new American century. http://www.newamericancentury.org/RebuildingAmericasDefenses.pdf
This lead me to think about a breakdown of the current
“U.S. defense planning currently emphasizes preparing for threats posed by countries that may have less combat capability than Russia and China but that nevertheless still threaten the peace in their own regions.” http://www.cbo.gov/showdoc.cfm?index=2398&sequence=2
Now go back and re-read this statement.
The underling assumption is that the US “does not” pose a threat to any region and yet in the last 15 year we’ve used military force in Libya, Panama, Iraq, Somalia, The Balkans, Haiti, Zaire, Sudan, and Afghanistan. (Listed once in chronological order, excluding extractions and minor incidents) http://www.yuksel.org/e/guest/interventions.htm I can only guess at the amount of havoc, pain, and death the
Perhaps another underling assumption of this statement is how the
It seems I always return to an American public that is ignorant of reality, intentionally or unintentionally.