The Tough Choices of Overseas Intervention

The United States has targeted a lot of rogues and their regimes in recent decades: Muammar Gadhafi, Saddam Hussein, Slobodan Milosevic, Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Manuel Noriega and the Taliban.

As a general rule over the last 100 years, any time the U.S. has bombed or intervened and then abruptly left the targeted country, chaos has followed. But when America has followed up its use of force with unpopular peacekeeping, sometimes American interventions have led to something better.

  • level of Consciousness

    Europe needs help, from what I can see from here they are low on man power and over run with policing opportunities .

    • Norman_In_New_York

      Our shielding of western Europe during the Cold War prompted its inhabitants to shirk their national responsibilities and indulge in debauchery that has sunk these countries into the sorry state they are in today.

      • dance…dancetotheradio

        America has indirectly subsidized the European welfare state.
        Time to pull the rug out and let them sink or swim.

        • level of Consciousness

          If only we could send 40 or so Cptn.Clay Higgins clones over.

  • African

    God Wants A Regime Change, Not In Syria or elsewhere, But In The U.S. To Appoint A Good Shepherd Because The Antichrist Is Coming

  • Observer

    I take a theological stance on this.

    Bomb them all and let God sort them out.