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Yes, the US used diplomacy with the Taliban - under Clinton. Not GWB. Hmmm.
OK, so if the US just left the rest of the world alone, then international terrorism would just disappear? Is that right? The Taliban and Al Qaeda would just let the women continue to own businesses in Afghanistan, private ownership of property and business would continue to thrive in the cities, infrastructure would continue to be built. Right?
In the US military where I served, if anyone raped or murdered local citizens, they were prosecuted and imprisoned. A lot of things happened in Vietnam. A lot of the bad things were punished, as well. Yes, glass houses and all that, but the UN has a worse record of success than even the French by themselves. Yes, there were, and are, abuses in Bosnia, by the UN Peacekeeping force. And no, I am not going to do the research for you.
I assume from your tone, that you are perfectly fine with the continued rape, murder, torture, terror, and general bestial behavior of the Taliban, as long as the US doesn't interfere. Well, it looks like that is just what will happen in Afghanistan. I welcome the UN to do better than the US. I also look forward to more terror to come out of Afghanistan under the gentle auspices of the UN.
I guess that the US should just let the whole world go their own way. We will stop trying to protect the oil fields. After all, isn't the US the CAUSE of the horrible prices in the oil industry now? Hey, the world's economy all runs on oil, so if we just leave it to the French, Russians, and Chinese, I am sure that life will get better in the US, in Australia, and in Afghanistan. We KNOW that the French, Russians, and Chinese are all so much more interested in protecting liberty, protecting the strategic resources that the world runs on, etc.
Whatever. Keep your conspiracy theories about how the US is responsible for everything. Afghanistan is going to get a LOT worse now, under the UN. I feel very sorry for the people there.
Oh, yes. Vietnam is SO much better off now that the US is no longer raping, pillaging, and murdering. Only a few of their people have been murdered now. Right?