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RE: Is Nogun-ri still going on?
do not quite see you point. Mayneed to take it off line.
Regarding Afghanistan..MHO we have enough on our hands before we start
going after another country.
think we have a distinct advantage to create a very strong and stable country in
the region and ally to the US.
stability and strong economy would force the neighbors to do the same.
Also forcing the leadership and people to deselect cosa nostra black
market economics and street justice.
Clinton and the military -- not a
good topic for this list.
The basic reason one has an armed force is
to be the last arbiter of political will, something the socialists never
understood. It does not do peacekeeping, it does not do nationbuilding, and it
does not have to constantly try and carry out missions without the correct
(military chosen) force. Strikes one, two and three.
The only reason
the military was used for these poor choices was Madeline Albright who summed
up the views of the Clinton Administration this way: "What good is it to have
the world's best military if we can't use it?"
Think of trying
"nation-building" in Korea in 1950. Either Rhee would have shot our troops to
get at their weapons or Kim would have herded them into POW camps and charged
exhorbitant ransom to get them back.
Dumb ideas. Note that we are not
really going to get involved (unless someone does the same dumb thing) in the
in-depth "nation-building" in Afghanistan.