Gen. Mike Flynn had it right in 2015 when he said that the US drone program was creating more terrorists than it was killing. Trump’s foolish escalation will do the same. It will fail because it cannot do otherwise. It will only create more terrorists to justify more US intervention. And so on until our financial collapse. The US government cannot kill its way to peace in Afghanistan. Or anywhere else.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
#243 / The Conservative Zone
President Trump recently announced that he has decided to escalate the United States' military presence in Afghanistan. In reaction to the president's speech, the Ron Paul Institute released the following statement:
This quotation came to me from an email message sent by the Conservative Zone website. Labels on the bottle aren't always a good indication of what's inside. I am hardly "conservative," but I have to say that I fully agree that "the US government cannot kill its way to peace in Afghanistan. Or anywhere else."
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