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Flickr William McGurn wants Americans to feel bad about ending the unnecessary wars their government has waged on their behalf: In the 40 Aprils that have come and gone since, Vietnam has become shorthand for a political orthodoxy built on the idea that American military intervention overseas creates more problems than it solves.
This lesson is probably not acknowledged very often because it is untrue.
In almost all cases, American military intervention in the last half century has created more problems than it solved.
Vietnam is hardly the only example of that, but it is one of the most appalling and costly examples of it. The costs that we should be worried about are those of the unnecessary wars that the U.
In Vietnam, as in many other places since then, the answer is clearly that our government had no business going to war there. It is simply absurd to draw a line from U.
McGurn is bizarrely trying to revive domino theory alarmism decades after it was thoroughly discredited. The truly sad and appalling thing about the end of the U.
For all of the obsession in Washington with maintaining U. Withdrawal from Vietnam did not make the Soviets doubt U. No one opposed to these wars pretends that this just disappears or fades away when U.
On the contrary, it is usually the advocates of military intervention that dismiss the idea that U. The fact that there will be serious consequences for a country after U. Instead, it usually tells us that the U.Claim: Barack Obamas birth certificate is a lausannecongress2018.com Enter to win a year's worth of mortgage or rent payments!
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