Please. As if the rest of the world needed help with causing war. Guys, we are human. Every nation, government, and military is made up of humans. And humans are violent. If it wasn't the u.s. it would be Russia or some other nation that wanted to much. I will be the first to criticize my government, but defend my country. It is the duty of the citizens to keep the government in check and criticize it at every turn and I am ashamed at the evil's we have done. Yet, a true citizen defends his country's values and strives to make it's lowest, poorest, and weakest denominator stronger and give the next generation, our hope and future, the tools to succeed. I love my country, hate my government. Remember, every government ever thought of or will be thought of will be evil at some point, because no man is perfect and so, none of his creations.
P.s.: To all the people from other nations, I hope you can forgive us and I can accept you. Maybe then, the heirs of the Earth can play with one another under the sun.
Europe is the one with all the bloody wars--they pretty much started the snowballing of some big ones. Ever hear of World War I and II? Even if you think that it was some petty understanding about some alliances and some Austrian duke and some German sanitarian (to put it lightly) what about the other wars that the Great Europeans caused. Because of their ability and greed, they began to take other countries to 'civilize' them/enslave their children and women/and to take away their culture. Look at the Philippines, to America, to Australia; pretty much most of their history is gone because the bloody Europeans thought it was too uncivilized! If the nations back then weren't s heated up with nationalism, religion, and other factors, who knows! We could have been free from terrorists, fear of losing a job by the millions, the stock market, politics, etc!
War was not made in the USA, they were only pulled into it, got so used to it, they began to partake in it. And you know what, it was all England's fault.
The only thing I don't like about this is that the USA is not the sole proprietor of WAR. How many has the United States actually started? Few, really. Yet many times the US has been pulled into war. Let's not get into semantics here. The people have wanted to stay out. Don't believe me, look at history and the lead up to the two world wars. The US tried to stay out. No one wanted to go. Yet things happened and as Yamamoto feared the Sleeping Giant awoke. The League of Nations crumbled because the Untied States wasn't involved. Now things are different. The US is asked to help. The US is asked to mind its own business. Yes, it has been asked to do both. To be honest I want the US to not have to join another war. I want peace. I just don't see that happening. The US is attempting to do what Teddy Roosevelt once felt, that everyone was a brother (yes he said it a little racialy, but I digess). You help your brothers. You lift them up and show them another way. You show them the errors of their fathers and hope they learn from your own mistakes as well.
So then...war with Iran? maybe. Both feel that injustices have been doen to the other. I think the government of Iran has done more injustices to its own people than the United States has. I wish I could actually go there and see for myself, but I know our governments won't let me. Please don't ask why.
Isreal and Palestine...both are children that need to stop their bickering. Isrealis were once citizens of that land. EVERYONE's history of the area says so. Isreal needs to let Palestinians live in peace. Isreal needs to treat them as family, and family that they actually like. Isrealis also need to stop squatting in another country and claim to still be in Isreal.
Lastly forget about WAR. War isn't what is killing the world. It isn't money. It isn't sex. It is PRIDE. Pride that closes peoples minds, keeps wounds fresh, and neighbors fighting. It is the one great universal sin. All sins begin with pride. One with pride thinks that there is no one greater than his/herself. His or her way is the right way. Many are the prophets, philosofers, seers, and other leaders that advocated Humility and warned against pride. This pride includes labeling one country was the creator of war.
i long for the day all electronic technology (yay no spell check on it that time lol) anyway ceases to work and the world reverts back to bows, swords, clubs, knives, ect...(and there that one fool who decides to wear a bullet-proof vest) hehe