the "Bush Doctrine" and the Arab Spring.

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    So, as you all know one of the Biggest arguments of Invading Afghanistan and Iraq was that effect establishing Free Democracies in the region would have on the rest of the Nations around it.

    So, When are we all going to give some Credit to those people who pushed that idea? We are watching Popular Uprisings all over the Very Area supporters of the Doctrine Said would be effected.

    I was one of those voices. I was not even for Invading Iraq, as I thought Afghanistan needed to be finished first, But once it was clear we were going. I did say that if we succeeded in Removing Saddam, and keeping the Taliban at Bay In Afghanistan. That it would surely Fuel the Fire of Oppositions Movements all across the Middle East.

    10 Years later, after watching the Arab Spring this year. I have to say I think we may have been right about that. It seems the Power of all those ink Stained Thumbs on World Wide TV sets had the Effect we hoped for, it dumped Fuel on a fire that was already there, Burning in every Arab country in the Region living under oppression and Brutality.
     
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    Yep how did Palestine turn out in their democratic election?

    The domcratic rlcetions just lets the marority rule and the majority of Arabic people do not like the USA very much. Many with good reason.

    Reason 1 we often supported those who kept the people under their thumbs.


    We supported Sadam till he joined OPEC and supported him thru inaction when he used chemical WMD's on the Iranians.
     
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    You have a point?

    Do you agree or not agree that our Actions in Iraq and Afghanistan Fueled the Fire that is the Arab Spring?
     
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    Yes, however I feel that it will be a major setback in US ME relations.
    And for the security of Israel.
     
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    Yeah.....that's what it was all-about......

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    Yeah.....sure......

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    Maybe
     
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    So it's Dumbya's fault?
     
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    The ‘Bush Doctrine’ was a clear failure, not to mention illegal.

    The United States is in no position to dictate to other nations the government they should have, and the Doctrine’s authorization of ‘pre-emptive strikes’ policy is offensive to the international community and rule of law.

    The Arab Spring occurred in spite of the Doctrine, not as a result of it, and it’s authors are entitled to no ‘credit,’ only denunciation.
     

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