Unformatted text preview: making foreign policy? 2. History repeats itself—Afghanistan/Pakistan is a Philippines/Cuba repeat.-America tried to free both countries from some tyrannical rule, Philippines/Cuba from Spain, Afghanistan from Soviet attacks.-However both nations America found itself fighting the nation they were trying to free 3-Afghan deaths rise in 2008 This notion of Manifest destiny that has so often shaped US foreign policy hard to support—military interventions in both Phil. And Afghanseem immoral/futile. Promise to give AID to gain independence then ignore promises.-Current policy also shows how US underestimates the brutality/difficulty in these countries 2-troops can’t make modern state 8 yrs ago Afghan/Paki regime changes, yet what change has really been made? 1- Similar uncertainty, who is the enemy? What is the mission? Pakistan the way to stable Afghan…battle against Al Queda....
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2009 for the course HIST 2100 taught by Professor Naigles during the Spring '08 term at UConn.
- Spring '08
- Iron Curtain