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Andrew Young to Newsmax: ‘Wars Don’t Work’
Newsmax ^ | Friday, 22 Mar 2013 09:50 PM | Todd Beamon and Kathleen Walter

Posted on 03/22/2013 8:51:18 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Former U.N. Ambassador and Congressman Andrew Young tells Newsmax TV that the United States has “got to have better intelligence and better diplomacy because wars don’t work.”

“The only places where we have real troubles are Zimbabwe, Cuba, North Korea, and Iran,” says Young, the former Atlanta mayor who retired last year from the GoodWorks International global advisory firm he founded in 1996. “Russia and China were far greater threats, but we talked to them, we worked with them, we found nonviolent ways to have regime change through evolution rather than through war. What Iran wants and what North Korea wants is respect,” Young, 81, tells Newsmax in an exclusive interview. …

“There’s no military solution. There is a business solution—and the sooner we can provide jobs, not with our money, but the United States has to provide the framework. This is where the creative involvement of the United States comes in,” Young tells Newsmax. “This is what we’re good at. This is what we did for Europe. This is what we did for Japan. This is what we’ve done for much of the world—and we did it without killing anybody. We did it by feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, healing the sick, and setting at liberty those who are oppressed.” …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Germany; Japan; News/Current Events; Russia; US: Georgia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: andyyoung; cuba; dhimmitude; georgia; germany; iran; japan; northkorea; russia; surrendermonkey; un; waronterror; zimbabwe
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Europe, Japan . . . ? Forgot about that little thing called World War II, Mister Ambassador?

Where do we get people like this, really? They think they know better than their predecessors. George Washington said that the USA must be “at all times ready for War”; Frederick the Great said “(d)iplomacy without force of arms is like music without instruments”; and people like Young think they can rewrite thousands of years of human history by wishing it away.
1 posted on 03/22/2013 8:51:18 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The Revolutionary War was ok for my G g g g grandfather


2 posted on 03/22/2013 8:54:36 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Marchione.)
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To: Olog-hai

Wars do work.

But there is a trick to it.

You have to fight like you are going to destroy every thing in your path.

When the cost to the enemy reaches a certain point, you win.

And you set an example to others that messing with you has bad results.

Ever since WWII, we have fought like little girls. Not the men on the front lines, but the weenies in DC.


3 posted on 03/22/2013 8:55:39 PM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: Olog-hai

Wars don’t work? In what way?

People die and stuff gets broke, lots of people get rich putting it back together again.

Seems to work just fine.

Might even be effective at stopping fascistic dictators from genocide as well.

Then again, maybe we should have let Hitler have his way.

Europe, Eastern Europe and South American have way to many languages. They could have been unified under one language, one monetary system, etc.

Heck, the world might have even invited Goose stepping and Duck walking as Olympic sports.

Take a gander at that. Oughtta Quack you up.

Fruit cake.


4 posted on 03/22/2013 8:57:56 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Olog-hai
If had had my way after 911 bye bye Mecca. I had a cold cold heart after 911, and still believe it was the right thing to do.
5 posted on 03/22/2013 8:58:02 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Olog-hai

These crooks set up these “organizations” and get rich. Good Works Advisory Group?


6 posted on 03/22/2013 8:58:04 PM PDT by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist in my lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: Olog-hai

WWII didn’t work. We ended up giving the commies nearly everything we fought Japs and Nazis for. Except for France, Holland, Belgium, etc. In Western Europe. But I don’t figure that to have been worth it.


7 posted on 03/22/2013 8:58:32 PM PDT by Tublecane
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only one problem ... we didn’t do it.


8 posted on 03/22/2013 8:58:45 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: old curmudgeon

Isaiah 3:4 really has been fulfilled in that respect.


9 posted on 03/22/2013 8:59:47 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

The jackass claims we’ve only got four troublemakers — Zimbabwe, Cuba, North Korea, and Iran. Zimbabwe? It’s evident that Zimbabwe is only a threat to Zimbabweans, and that literally no one outside southern Africa gives a crap what happens there. Cuba? It’s a sitting duck, if the US had less to do, and real leadership, Castro would have been turned into a smear of protoplasm right after the USSR fell apart.

Thanks Olog-hai.


11 posted on 03/22/2013 9:00:18 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: bunkerhill7

I have second thoughts. That whole republican experiment failed, as we now know. But even from the get-go the new central gubmint became more oppressive in many aspects than was the British.


12 posted on 03/22/2013 9:00:55 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah, right. That worked real well with Germany Neville.


13 posted on 03/22/2013 9:01:11 PM PDT by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: Tublecane

In that respect, it was the Cold War that didn’t work. Of course, the Cold War was just a continuation of WWII essentially.

Don’t know how true it is, but the movie “Patton” had the titular general mentally preparing to go to war with the USSR, and even saying that it would have to be the next war that the USA would have to fight after Germany and Japan was beaten.


14 posted on 03/22/2013 9:02:33 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

How do people get this stupid? No really can someone explain it to me? How the hell does a person just ignore the history of the planet, say something this stupid and not be carted of with an ass full of Thorazine and a tight white coat?


15 posted on 03/22/2013 9:02:41 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Olog-hai

Zimbabwe and Cuba aren’t problems for the US. We don’t like seeing their people oppressed, but neither country is really a threat to us.

The problem with the Iranians and the Norks is that their leaders are arguably not rational, which means the whole idea of making peace by giving their people jobs is not really rational, either.

With the Norks in particular I’ve always wondered what the point of negotiations is. You know prior to the start of negotiations that they won’t keep any agreement you reach, so what’s the purpose of expending time and effort to reach one?

I don’t get it.


16 posted on 03/22/2013 9:03:00 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Olog-hai

BTW,Zimbabwe is heaven on earth compared to a number of other African countries.


17 posted on 03/22/2013 9:03:46 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: SunkenCiv

Zimbabwe’s a close ally with Red China. I’m shocked that Young even mentioned them, what with their anti-white policies. Cuba of course stayed no-touchee because of Red China (again). Seems like a big mistake empowering Red China, doesn’t it?


18 posted on 03/22/2013 9:05:12 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; All

” - - - because wars don’t work.”

Well, UNDECLARED wars don’t work out as expected.

Lemme see now, was WW2 the last DECLARED War for the USA?


19 posted on 03/22/2013 9:05:13 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: F15Eagle

Goodbye Hitler, Mussolini, and Tojo, hello Uncle Joe, Mao, Ho Chi Minh, etc. I say it’s a wash.


20 posted on 03/22/2013 9:05:34 PM PDT by Tublecane
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