My point was that we were an occupying force at one time in those countries as well.
Originally Posted by PHX-SOXFAN
I was pointing to the past to point out what could happen in Iraq in the future.
I don't agree with a large presence in the middle east from the USA.
I have been saying pull out and let Israel handle their own neighborhood.
Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government, owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people. To destroy this invisible government, to dissolve the unholy alliance between corrupt business and corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day.-Theodore Roosevelt
They use force, to make you do, what the deciders, have decided you must do.