The United States has spent EIGHT TRILLION DOLLARS fighting and policing in the Middle East. Thousands of our Great Soldiers have died or been badly wounded. Millions of people have died on the other side. GOING INTO THE MIDDLE EAST IS THE WORST DECISION EVER MADE….. (President Trump)
President Trump ordered 1000 US troops out of Syria in October 2019, and said he was keeping his pledge to end the forever wars in the Mideast. The troops haven’t returned home and are still in the area. If he is truly for peace in the Mideast and to end Forever Wars, then he will prove that when he begins real withdraws out of Afghanistan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and all Mideastern nations. He should do this quickly. Now. He’s already got the criticism.
When President Johnson (Democrat) ordered the removal of troops from South Vietnam, we deserted our allies. We knew they would be defeated quickly, and the consequences against National and Military Leaders would be severe. It was anything but an orderly withdrawal, it was chaotic. After the collapse of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam war, it has been estimated over 200,000 South Vietnamese were sent to re-education camps and 30,000 were beheaded from a CIA informant list. (Wikipedia)
Thus as America’s dark half of Congress criticizes and morns for the Kurd’s, it is obviously politics, continued since 2016. The dark media has of course followed. The Military-Industrial complex has followed, as we hear from retired Generals and military officers. Congress is certainly being lobbied intensely by Defense Contractors. Our enemies in the Mideast area will try to pull us back into Mideast war; Russia, Iran, ISIS, other Terrorist and other enemies. The fearful Arab nations will also.
Regardless of his actions, President Trump will be severely attacked. Pardon my crudeness but; If President Trump took a dump, Schumer would yell; “Its to little to late, Nancy Pelosi would cry, “what will our allies think of us now”, Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley, The FOUR will Chorus; “He will leave the area in Chaos. Candidate Joe Biden will promise, “No member in my administration will ever take a dump.” Sanders will say, “taking a dump is a selfish elitist action. Elizabeth Warren will swear, “I have never taken a dump, and give you my word I never will.”
Hatred, war, violence, fear are all hardwired into our Tribal instincts of survival. It takes little effort to call them up, they remain ready to attack anyone or any people who are not in our perceived Tribe. However, Peace, Love, Compassion, Kindness, Altruism; these seem to be not of a natural origin.
Our awareness of them comes suddenly without effort, they just seem to appear in our Consciousness out of the ether or elsewhere. While many species of animals do demonstrate emotions or instinct we would consider as these qualities. However, Humans are the only ones who have built enduring cities, Kingdoms, and Nations. Feeling an affinity for people 1000 miles away. (Except Whales, and who knows about them, they may be gods.)
GOOD AND EVIL
We recall our immediate past of those leaders who personify Good and Evil.
Evil: Pot Poi, Kim Jong-Il, Himmler, Mulrad Sultan, King Leopold, Emperor Hirohito, HRC
Considered Good: Chief Little Raven, Martin Luther King jr., Mother Theresa, Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Dalai Lama, Lincoln, Jesus.
We must support any peace initiative. It will be extremely difficult for President Trump to maintain his proclaimed intention to end the Forever wars in the Mideast. The start of peace and the end of peace are often very messy. As I’ve written previously, our culture, glorifies war and violence, We have recently been paying the price for it. For the good of our children, the children of the world, and the future of mankind; We Must Give Peace A Chance.
Peace to you. by Jim Kirk-Wiggins, October 15, 2019. LiberiPress.com