September 14, 2010

America's Appeasement Complex

Logevall & Osgood, World Affairs Journal

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As the current debate over U.S. foreign policy again turns on the lessons of the past, Americans would do well to take a closer look at the country's long wrestling match with Munich's ghost.

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TAGGED: Venezuela, Syria, Vietnam, World War II, Adolf Hitler, Munich, Appeasement, Neville Chamberlain, Iran, North Korea, Tim Pawlenty, Barack Obama

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