It is also much easier to elevate a general standard of living when $ 100s Billion is used for human need instead of destruction.
If a nation is our friend, we are less likely to shoot them. If we are trading partners, we are even less likely to shoot each other, because we depend upon each other.
Let’s just keep the lines of communication open and TALK…
I will fund dialog with every sovereign nation. Please consider the folloiwng useful links
“ peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entanglements with none.” - First Inaugural Address
If they don’t do it our way or act in our best interests… we crush them? OR try to? What nonsense!
Nations at peace can engage in...
CommerceVoluntarily exchanging goods and services enriches both parties – every time.
Free trade raises the standard of living for both participants. We are better-off when we can acquire goods from another nation that has a Comparative Advantage. We benefit from their abundance/expertise. Likewise, we can enrich them.
Life if better with variety:
Mutual benefits promote...
FriendshipDo I really need to contrast friendship with mistrust, hatred, and war?
NO EntanglementsThe affairs of a nation are the business of that nation, and theirs alone. We don't accept dictates from our biggest creditor China. We don't implement demands from our neighbors Canada and Mexico. We categorically reject all foreign influence.
Why do we think another nation would accept our interference/meddling? News flash … they don’t!
Each nation is sovereign and responsible to address the needs of its own citizens. It’s none of our business.