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Should the United States be the World's Police? Why or why not?

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Hi Courtney,

I can only offer my opinion here, and it is this: No, I don't think that the US should be the world's police because 1) we lack the resources to do so effectively 2) when we try to do so, it doesn't work out very well (Vietnam, Second Persian Gulf War, etc.) 3) because American interventionism is so resented by so many countries, it causes more problems then it solves.

I hope that helps!

Marc  

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Marc Aperio

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I'm able to answer most questions about US History, whether related to political, social, economic, or military issues.

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I've studied American history for nearly 20 years. I'm currently volunteering for AllExperts in Medieval and European history.

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My newest book is called (REAL QUICK) HISTORY (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MYOKUZT) I've also written: WE NEED TO TALK: 27 DIALOGUES ON RACE IN AMERICA is available in the Amazon Kindle store. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01E69CUUI AMERICAN REVOLUTION 2016: RATIONALE AND AIMS FOR RADICAL CHANGE http://www.amazon.com/American-Revolution-2016-Rationale-Radical-ebook/dp/B00MI9H9VE

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BA History (High Honors)

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