Clif Kroeber’s Five-Point Plan for Peace and Security
(Clif Kroeber is my eldest brother, a retired
professor of history. His ideas on these subjects
are the precious fruit of many years of political
observation and patient thought as to how we may
best seek and maintain peace and freedom. I wish
they could be more widely known. — ukl)
- We follow the 1954 treaty and UN accords forbidding us
from attacking other nations (save when our defense requires action).
- We withdraw our very large-scale military occupations — Japan, Korea, Germany, Great Britain — and avoid
others, such as Colombia.
- We must bring home almost all the 230,000 uniformed
soldiers now in 141 countries now not at war.
- We give up trying to achieve “stability” and “democracy” wherever we occupy or invade. This has never succeeded.
- Above all, we seek security INSIDE THE UNITED STATES where
ports, airports, and other sites are not today protected or guarded:
For our children and grandchildren.
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