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America's Last Crusade

Fuzzy2 Wrote: Sep 25, 2012 8:44 AM
If we could just take over all nations. Kill those who don't like it. Install the local leaders acceptable to us. What a wonderful world it could be. This is the neocon platform.
For Americans of the Greatest Generation that fought World War II and of the Silent Generation that came of age in the 1950s, the great moral and ideological cause was the Cold War.

It gave purpose and clarity to our politics and foreign policy, and our lives.

From the fall of Berlin in 1945 to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, that Cold War was waged by two generations, and with its end Americans faced a fundamental question:

If the historic struggle between communism and freedom is over, if the Soviet Empire and...