Will Americans Tame U.S. Foreign Policy in 2024?
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Washington's war profiteers are set to continue benefiting from the ongoing conflicts in Ukraine, Gaza, Yemen, and Israel-Hezbollah. The fighting in Ukraine and Gaza has been joined by attacks on foreign vessels by the Yemeni Houthis in the Red Sea, while the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah is intensifying. These overlapping conflicts create a dark outlook for the possibility of a global war. The American people are growing tired of the war in Ukraine and seeking an endgame and exit from the fighting, as evidenced by Congress denying additional wartime funding to Ukraine in December 2023. This raises questions about the true nature of America's involvement in the conflict—is it about democracy or simply a part of Washington's arms-trade empire?
World disorder is metastasizing. Proxy-war hotspots and regional conflict zones are interlacing, bringing dark prospects for a global war.
The United States is facing the risk of sleepwalking into an impending catastrophe at significant costs in American blood and treasure. The American Conservative turned to retired U.S. Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, for insights. Colonel Wilkerson famously broke with the Washington consensus by refusing to lie about the war in Iraq. He remains a voice of conscience today amidst the escalating global tensions. The article highlights the need for the United States to carefully navigate these perilous times and make informed decisions to avoid further escalation and potential disaster.
Will the United States sleepwalk into the coming catastrophe at incalculable costs in American blood and treasure?
Read at The American Conservative
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