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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 16.12.09 | 12:22 (IST)

    Hard as it may be to believe, the US has accomplished a lot over the years by negotiating without blackmail or by using other's fears as a tool. Reagan funded some research dubbed Star Wars and fielded a new class of Navy ships. He got a deal with Gorbachev. Nixon just recognized China and changed the entire equation in global politics. The US didn't get in a single bombing run against either the USSR or China. And real progress has been made since we lifted the embargo against China. They finance our government, now.

    from the article: U.S. warns Iran: Meet nuclear obligations or face 'next step'
    First published 03:02 16.12.09 | Last updated 15:27 29.12.09
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