America’s exodus from Mideast

Disengaging from region after doing more harm than good

Posted: March 22, 2016 at 1 a.m.

As America’s movies, sports, gun culture, murder rate, incarceration rate, death penalty and history all testify, we are a violent nation. So it’s not surprising we are hawkish abroad. In particular, America’s involvement in the Middle East has been too militarized and, for this reason, counterproductive.

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