Published On: Wed, Jun 18th, 2014

The Moral Argument for American Restraint in Iraq — and Beyond

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Whenever there’s a conflict anywhere in the world, a gaggle of American pundits and politicians insists that the United States fix it. Whether it’s Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham pushing weapons shipments to Ukraine, former ambassador Robert Ford urging Washington to arm Syrian rebels, or The Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol calling for troops to be sent to Iraq, the assumption is always that every problem is America’s problem, and that the best way to solve America’s problems is with force.

via The Moral Argument for American Restraint in Iraq — and Beyond – Defense One.

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