American Military Policy (Point Counterpoint) by Dr Alan Allport

By Dr Alan Allport

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Less than a decade later, however, in February 2002, the clock had returned to the disturbing position of seven minutes to midnight—exactly where it had begun 55 years before. What had caused such a turnaround? The Cold War was, after all, over. S. S. abandonment of the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty . . S. arsenal. Otherwise, though, it was pessimistic about the prospects of maintaining peace in a world where thousands of ICBMs remain on hair-trigger alert, ready to be fired at a moment’s notice.

S. affluence and safety. 37 Policing the World Is Beyond Our Means and Not in Our Interests arly on the morning of October 23, 1983, a Mercedes truck was seen driving toward the International Airport complex in Beirut, Lebanon. Beirut in 1983 was the scene of a terrible and growing civil war between rival warlord factions that had seized power as the conflict between the Israeli Army and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in neighboring Israel spilled over into Lebanon, bringing chaos in its wake.

In one hundred days of terror, an estimated 800,000 people were murdered in a savage cycle of ethnic genocide. 8 Rwanda is an example of a case in which the United States rejected its global policing role, to its ultimate shame. ” Tragically, as Rwanda shows, that cry has not always been heeded. In other situations, though, such as Kosovo in 1999— where Albanian civilians were being expelled from their homes, and in many cases, mistreated and killed by Serbian militias— the United States responded with appropriate force.

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