Skip to comments.Echoes of the End of the Raj (Pax America rip)
Posted on 04/17/2012 6:58:20 AM PDT by C19fan
THE Arab Spring, the threat of Iran as an emerging nuclear power, the continuing violence in Syria and the American reluctance to get involved there have all signaled the weakness, if not the end, of Americas role as a world policeman. President Obama himself said in a speech last year: America cannot use our military wherever repression occurs.
Americas position today reminds me of Britains situation in 1945. Deep in debt and committed to building its National Health Service and other accouterments of the welfare state, Britain no longer could afford to run an empire.
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What this idiot is saying without realizing it, is that both countries were CURSED with Socialism which at the core of its philosophy, has defeatism. Everything sprang from an attitude of “We can’t.”
If America is not the world’s policeman, then the world will have no policemen and be a favela of chaos and depravity.