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Economics of Peace

Hunrodr Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 5:08 AM
Hey Katie,,,,any chance for some background? do you know how the suicide stats compare to other wars? do you kno if they have don't any studies on the suicide victims to see if there is any correlation to family background (not mental disorders)(did our lost and fallen heroes come from broken homes? How is it that we have more caualities thru suicide that war it's self? There's a bigger picture here imo and we're not seeing it.
Hunrodr Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 5:09 AM
so sorry everyone for my poor typing...trying to type in the dark with no coffee on board.
Reginald10 Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 2:16 PM
Start the coffeemaker before starting the computer. Usually works for me.
Reginald10 Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 2:16 PM
Start the coffeemaker before starting the computer. Usually works for me.
SMyles Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 6:59 PM
How would a free market entrepreneur approach Afghan foreign policy?

After all, our politicians seem incompetent on foreign policy given the soaring suicide rate among active duty U.S. military personnel, increasing insider attacks against NATO troops by our Afghan “allies” and numerous civilian casualties.

Capitalists have historically opposed war and embraced production as a means to freedom, prosperity and national security. So, it surprises me when self-described fiscal conservatives embrace a foreign policy of military interventionism.

Indeed, George W. Bush opposed nation-building when he ran for president in 2001; he maintained that military interventionism...