George Washington Warned Us To Stay Out Of Unnecessary Wars
The National Interest -

Robert Farley

History, United States

Avoiding bad wars is perhaps the most important responsibility of leadership.

Here's What You Need to Know: As we would expect of any country, not all of America’s wars have been wisely fought, and not all of them were wise to fight. In hindsight, the United States should have stayed out of the War of 1812, the Black Hills War, the Great War, the Vietnam War, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

In the debate that preceded the 2003 Iraq War, we became enamored of...

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