Should International Law & Global Policies be based solely on the opinion of the USA?

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    For example, should our country decide which nations should be allowed to have nuclear power?

    Discuss.
     
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    no
     
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    No, just as US policy should not be based on the opinion of any other country, or countries.
     
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    If I were on a board domiciled outside of the US, I'd say "Yes," just 'cause it pisses the rest of the world off.

    Plus, its pretty much true.
     
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    We can only persuade and then vote in the UN Security Council as a permanent member and in the General Assembly, so to the extent that our arguments are supererior to those who oppose ours we sway the disposition of those UN policy matters. Being the "big-dog" we are also the "underdog"; who is easier to oppose than the most toothless dog of all?
     
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    I am fairly neutral on the subject, but I would venture a guess that whatever our policies concerning above ground nuclear testing - should mimic all above ground nuclear reactions (i.e. including nuclear plants) and vice versa.
     

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