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David Ignatius: The global politics of selfishness | Guest columnists | stltoday.com

Posted by Martin C. Fox on June 30, 2017

http://www.stltoday.com/opinion/columnists/david-ignatius-the-global-politics-of-selfishness/article_a9c5a878-0e1f-507c-929b-2801e9da8f5f.html

Trump’s critics, including me, have been arguing that this selfish stance is actually weakening America by shredding the network of global alliances and institutions on which U.S. power has rested.
Anytime you want the military industrial congressional bankster American empire (in short Washington’s) point of view read David Ignatius.

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What Makes Them Join the Military? Do They Know Whom They Really Serve?

Posted by Martin C. Fox on December 7, 2013

I never was in the military. My draft lottery numbers were always good. I didn’t want to die in a snake infested rice paddy or in a tiger cage. My dad was in the Army Air Force during the so-called good war. The Air Force is probably where I would have gone if pressed. Cheap private pilot lessons!

My dad enlisted because his number was coming up. Why do people join today?

A sense of duty, not yet knowing their life plan, a job, free stuff thanks to the GI bill? I am sure there are many reasons.

But whom do today’s GIs serve? Whom are they really protecting? Do most know? I doubt it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Who is the Real Commander in Chief-William Kristol, Benjamin Netanyahu or Obama?

Posted by Martin C. Fox on April 7, 2012

I agree with Robert Cogan’s recent Erie Times letter arguing that an attack on Iran is not in our interest. I say it is hardly necessary by anyone. Another ineptly conceived and implemented war and the resulting sky rocketing oil prices won’t do us any good. One can read where the 2007 National Intelligence Estimates and the CIA say Iran stopped any nuclear weapon research 10 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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