History doesn't repeat itself. However...
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:18pm

situations and outcomes do. There were quite a few voices who predicted the quagmire that wrecking the status quo in the ME would cause. The results of removing the stabilizing influence in the area was predictable. The results of decimating the entire civilian and military defense force, led to a predictable outcome. It obviously wasn't a 'six week cakewalk' but, to my way of thinking, the single largest policy blunder in the last century.

  • Probably someEx-News Junkie, Tue Sep 19 9:49pm
    Satire is a montage of ideas and symbols. But it is simplistic. My issue with the North Korea problem is that in 2003 Bush decided to invade Iraq on the suspicion that Saddam was developing WMD while ... more
    • History doesn't repeat itself. However... — HeavyHemi, Tue Sep 19 10:18pm
      • But then did the same thing in LibyaEx-News Junkie, Wed Sep 20 5:36pm
        What gives?
      • US used to havePikes, Wed Sep 20 10:42am
        a no response, no acknowledgment, no negotiation policy with terrorists. Best way to identify and corral Kim Jong Un is that. Totally, completely ignore him. However watching his developments is... more