Originally posted by zeeblebot
"It is a vital national security interest of the United States to reduce these conflicts because whether we like it or not, we remain a dominant military superpower, and when conflicts break out, one way or another we get pulled into them," Obama said. "And that ends up costing us significantly in terms of both blood and treasure."
It all dependes on how you take the quote. What the nuckleheads at fox dont realise is that this actually signals an American adminstration that will make GW Bush look indescisive. Obama's version of pre-emtive meddling 2.0 may yet see the gunships roll on even flimsier pretexts than the whole WMD debacle. Don't thank me, you know it makes sense, only time will tell, but given the state of debt between the US and China, and given the arc of hegemonic influence, which already places America on the wane of its influence, why would anyone be surprised that an unapposed military superpower, now with a lot of battle ready in the field experience, might not be tempted to expand its sphere of influence and broaden the reach of 'democratic' influence acroos the globe....