Our current “strategy” seems to be designed to make Iraq a vassal state of Iran while spending over a trillion dollars to improve the infrastructure in Afghanistan before turning it back over to the Taliban.
I haven’t seen it written so succinctly anywhere but that is sorta kinda how it looks from my bunker here in the land of smiles. I’m assuming peace won wouldn’t include these two outcomes – but what would it, should it look like?
Is it just me or isn’t something wrong when our Ruling Class either doesn’t know or won’t tell us what peace looks like? In the absence of leadership on this issue, I’ll venture one idea and ask for additional contributions from my fellow members of the Country Class.
We’ll know that we’ve won the peace when: The inconveniences and concerns of present day airline travel mirror those of the day before 9/11.