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Is It Time to Come Home?

Tincan Joey Wrote: Sep 14, 2012 8:36 PM
Unfortunately Pat, this is an election year. And the best way to distract Americans from the gubamint's incompetency, is to pile up body bags.

Is it not long past time to do a cost-benefit analysis of our involvement in the Middle and Near East?

In this brief century alone, we have fought the two longest wars in our history there, put our full moral authority behind an "Arab Spring" that brought down allies in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, and provided the air power that saved Benghazi and brought down Moammar Gadhafi.

Yet this week U.S. embassies were under siege in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, and U.S. diplomats were massacred in Benghazi.

The cost of our two wars is 6,500 dead, 40,000...