[Paleopsych] World language change

Steve Hovland shovland at mindspring.com
Tue Mar 15 02:51:26 UTC 2005

I don't think any one country should be
world cop.  Since we have started two
wars in recent years, it is hard to see
us as agents of peace.

I think our defense posture should be
"strong enough to do our share," not
"stronger than anyone."  Insisting on
being number one is the path to
exhaustion and destruction.

The last I heard the effort to form a
new government in Iraq had broken

Steve Hovland

-----Original Message-----
From:	G. Reinhart-Waller [SMTP:waluk at earthlink.net]
Sent:	Monday, March 14, 2005 6:06 PM
To:	The new improved paleopsych list
Subject:	Re: [Paleopsych] World language change

This is of interest.  If US is not world cop, then who would you like it 
to be?  The Russians, Chinese, one of the South American 
dictatorships....moving forward takes a country willing to gamble at 
playing the role of policeman in maintaining peace.  That is US.....not 
because it is better at it but because no one else wants the role.

The only allies we have in Iraq are the Iraqi people who are interested 
in Democracy.  That's good enough for me. 


Steve Hovland wrote:

>When the US can no longer afford the pretense
>of being the world cop, we may move more toward
>group security.
>As far as help in Iraq, we have fewer and fewer
>allies.  Most of the world is horrified by what we
>are doing, no matter how we try to pretty it up
>with blather about democracy.
>Steve Hovland

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