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In 2017 it seems obvious that the past 16 years of failed, belligerent American foreign policy is directly responsible for the greatest European refugee crisis the world has ever known as well as an exponential rise in worldwide terrorism. Over two million innocent Iraqis, Afghans, Libyans, Syrians, and others have been needlessly slaughtered in the euphemistic interests of freedom and democracy—largely explaining the rapid growth of extremism in that part of the world.
Recent militarized U.S. efforts also include desperate attempts to revive the cold war and NATO revenue streams by demonizing Vladimir Putin and Russia to the ultimate detriment of international relations—and it's all mostly balderdash.
"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it."—Frederic Bastiat, circa 1850