Tuesday, January 12, 2010

25. Peace, Commerce and Honest Friendship with All Nations – Entangling Alliances with None.

The Founders had a doctrine of “separatism.” This implies interaction with foreign nations while staying out of international disputes. The doctrine has particular relevance today as Americans try to sort out the nuances of our “promoting international dialogue” foreign policy. The Founding Fathers specified their actions with clear intent, and pointed out the benefits of doing so.

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