US Military Dead during Iraq War 1056
Yup. Most of that was the rug, spice and oil biz. There must have been some tourist trade.
US Military Dead during Iraq War 1057
Perhaps that was a reference to the war with the Barbary pirates (not to be confused with the Pittsburgh pirates...
WEll, that's what I thought but there's a post somewhere that claims the US has been interfering for 2 centuries.
Right. We were inexperienced w.r.t. statemanship and foreign matters and they were better at it. France still has this delusion of grandeur.
A Dutch colony was the first.
I think we got out of the Colonialism biz around 1900. What I haven't figured out yet is whether colonialism did a lot towards rev'ing the rest of the world up to current technology and political maturity.
It's clear that the UN made a mess of uncolonizing most of those countries.
Yes, I have to read about these.
I just finished up Dayan's view of the first peace agreement. It is not clear that the US polity supported Israel. I find I now have to find Carter's book about that time. I don't think there was one from the Egypt side.
OK thanks. I'll look for them. None of these are Muslims, are they? I just tripped over a book written by Bernard .... which is about the stuff I need for data. I don't understand politics; it never makes any sense to me. I don't understand how foreign policy is done. Nobody ever writes about that.
Will this one give me a clue to how their brands of socialism is ceding to these extremists?
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