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A Unilateralist Image?

While I think that Eric is absolutely correct in his (fairly condemning) analysis of President Bush’s troop redeployment plan, I’m not sure that I would criticize the plan for being too ‘unilateralist‘. At least not the part about removing troops from Germany (South Korea, given the very real threat posed …

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Comment on blog postings

Just wanted to let everybody know that I’ve fixed the problem that we were having earlier with the blog post display; i.e., the author names not automatically showing up, the dates not appearing, etc. So, you don’t have to add your names to the body of the post anymore, as …

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Note About Bringing Troops Home

I’m a little late on this, but I wanted to add a couple thoughts on the troop realignment Bush announced last week. Tracy wrote that it’s not just the change, but also “an issue of what these exact changes are and the manner in which they are made.” Well, I …

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Doctors and The Politics of Terror

In this blog, I am going to discuss the psychological consequences of the penetrance of terror in society and the media at large. A mindset that American enemies are everywhere may have provided justification for the participation of doctors in the human rights abuses at Abu Ghraib. Let me begin …

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"Better Now Than Never?"

On the surface this may sound like a good idea: 70,000 troops from overseas to return home as part of a larger effort to reconfigure how the US military reacts and responds to threats in the world’s current and future hot-spots. But beyond this initial announcement, it is safe to …

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The Stalemate Continues

Vicious character attacks, self-glorification and accusations of false military records from both sides have reduced the 2004 election to a session of fierce mudslinging that has stalemated the real political issues. Somebody had to make a valid move, but was Bush’s troop-withdrawal announcement a genuine, and much-needed decision made for …

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Welcome to the Blog for Americans for Informed Democracy

Dear friends, Please post your comments and opinions to this page on the topic of Internationalism in American foreign policy. I will be in touch shortly as the new political analyst for Americans for Informed Democracy once I receive training on how to properly operate this site.

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