Regarding The Letter In The 'New York Times' From 50 Republican 'Endless War' Policy Advocates
Huffington Post - 6 months
Donald Trump speaks in Ashwood, Virginia, August 2, 2016. Source: REUTERS/Eric Thayer
Some 50 Republican "foreign policy experts," self-proclaimed insiders whose insights led the United States into a disastrous and still burning war in Iraq, have recently published a "we believe" letter in the New York Times reviling Donald Trump and deriding him as unsuited to take up the reins of U.S. foreign policy. But who are these experts and what gives them standing to speak so imperiously about the direction of future U.S foreign policy?
With a few exceptions such as former Governor Tom Ridge of Pennsylvania and my esteemed friend Ambassador John Negroponte, the 50 are largely national security and foreign policy functionaries of the G. W. Bush Administration era now entrenched in academia or elsewhere. They have one thing in common: They are previous practitioners of and current apologists for now discredited foreign policy initiatives the Bush Administration advanced in the Middle
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