There were a couple of recent Gitmo posts which got me thinking, The replies seemed all to be geared to the question of whether or not to close it was linked to internal affairs issues.
No-one seemed interested in its effect on the international communities views of the US. Which got me wondering .
When you think about politics do you think about it in a global context, or an internal context, or a combination of the two. ?
And how importantly do you think it is for the US to have respect in the International sense ?
The question is not specific to War , I'm talking about in general, including trade
Answer by zanzeebeel at 5:36 PM on Dec. 17, 2009
Answer by zanzeebeel at 10:52 AM on Dec. 17, 2009
It definately does have impact. If we are supposed to be leaders, we should care how we are perceived.
Also, when we need help, will our allies stand with us if they see we are doing illigal or immoral things sanctioned by our government? When we are reprimanding other governments for that type of behavior?
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