Not so fast. From War On Terror News:
Monday, November 26, 2012
While Syria slaughters its own people and Cairo burns yet again, idealism reveals again, that war is to be left in the dustbins of history. Similar predictions were made in 1909, just 4 years before the first World War, and in the 1930's by Neville Chamberlain, on the eve of the Second World War. In the 90's, Clinton slashed our military with the idealism that the world would be a safer place. It ignored the rising attacks by Islamist Terrorists and declarations of war by al-Qaeda, in hopes it would just go away. It claimed terrorism was a law enforcement problem, and should be tried in court, rather than prosecuted by militaries.
Zero Ponsdorf of This Ain't Hell points out the latest prediction of the impending future world of peace. And some blame the realism of Veterans, of the fact that Sovereign Nations maintain standing Armies for self-defense, that wars continue. Evidently, some believe that if Nations will just give up the means to defend themselves, then dictatorships will stop trying to take over their land and people.
Meanwhile, in the real world, the Communist Central Party of China has selected their new set of leaders, without ANY input from their Chinese subjects and are publishing new passports with maps of claiming the territory of several Pacific Nations, from the Philipines, to India, to Korea, to Japan, and of course Taiwan. ....
Read the rest of this MUST READ here.
This Ain't Hell has this:
Young People Rejoice! War is NOT the Answer.
November 24th, 2012
NB: Not something from The Onion nor our pals at TDB.
Peace in our time? Scientist makes bold prediction that war is on the wane and will halve over next 40 years
‘In the 1700s it was normal to go to war to expand your country’s territory. This strategy has passed its sell by date. But, demands for democracy may be suppressed with violence and result in more violence in the short term. As in Libya.’
His research has found there has been a decrease in armed conflicts and the number of people killed since World War II and this trend will continue.
‘War has become less acceptable, just like duelling, torture and the death penalty.’
I’ll leave it to you to read further at the link if this resonates. Keeping in mind that the article uses excerpts of a scholarly paper I haven’t read I still found the snippets interesting. Before you closet neo-hippies begin partying you should note the disappointment:...
Read the rest here.
To watch (or listen) to the MIC, is to believe that peace and democracy is in full force gobally...
Anbody even half awake knows this is a 'rainbows and unicorns' narrative.
Pay attention, America.