Importance Of Noninterventionist Foreign Policy

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I am writing to you because after watching most of your interviews I have realized that you favor a Noninterventionist foreign policy which is something that has gotten me interested because as you have stated intervention usually invites attacks and bankrupts the country. I know you are a member of the Republican Party which is what makes me believe that you have the same view on foreign policy as the founding fathers did your voting record in the senate certainly does proves that. They also favored a noninterventionist foreign policy which means that we can trade and communicate with other countries but we shouldn’t be the policemen of the world. Thomas Jefferson, in his first inaugural address, called for “peace, commerce, and honest friendship …show more content…
The invasion was a case of politicians being too eager to spend soldiers’ lives and taxpayer dollars on interventionist fiascos. (Ivan, 2104) Some might argue that we accomplished to take down Saddam Hussein a ruthless dictator while others may argue otherwise. After the invasion Al-Qaeda rose in resistance to the U.S military intervention and vowed to attack us with full force. This incident is one that should have taught us that expanding our military power is not always best because current leaders of terrorist groups do not like having their country occupied by a foreign invading force. (Ivan, 2014) After we pulled out of Iraq we saw the rise of a now more brutal Islamic groups warning us that they will retaliate with full force while they chanted “Death to America”. The U.S military usually tries to take out leaders something that usually never woks because it makes the situation become a lot more wild and it always leads to the rise of even more radical and ruthless leaders. (Ivan, 2014) The country is also bankrupt so I think that it’s best for politicians to think before they act or before they start building embassies and running other countries because if an invading force tried to control us we would …show more content…
(Mullins, 2006) President Barack Obama promised to withdraw our troops from the Middle East as we have seen both to be failed promises. In both instances the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq hurt those that were powerless the most. After the invasion of Iraq President Bush acknowledged, “I would say 30,000, more or less have died as a result of the initial incursion and the ongoing violence against Iraqis. (Crawford, 2013) You have been a very strong critic of this invasion mostly because of how our attacks have damaged Iraq’s infrastructure. Many times the number killed by direct violence have likely died due to the effects of the destruction of Iraqi’s infrastructure for instance, when a bridge collapses it kills many people and leaves many more homeless. (Crawford, 2013) Our military is so powerful that we are constantly being sent on nation building missions and as always our country pays the biggest financial price while others pay the biggest death price. This whole situation has also led to our rights being infringed because after the attacks on the world trade center the Patriot Act was passed allowing the government to spy on our emails and phone

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