Quote Originally Posted by gator View Post
IThe Muslims are laying their equivalent of the Monroe doctrine in the Middle East. They are saying leave us alone and we are too stupid to listen to them. We wouldn’t stand for them coming to our sphere of influence and arming our neighbors against us any more than they stand for us doing the same thing.
I've said this repeatedly here to no avail. We are crapping right now because Chavez dares tell us how it's going to be in our own theatre and we expect the Russian's, Chinese, and Iran to just roll over and trust another hegemony in their back yard.
There are few here that have ever even studied international relations, that much is clear. They just keep reading the Wilsonian ideal textbook of international failure.