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Push "Where do bad ideas come from, and why dont they go away?
In this article Mr. Walt does the good service of stating the need for reflection on the past and have a look in the mirror. We thank Mr. Walt for his contribution and here by give him our "Pundit Push".
No good quote however I will add "If one has a false impression of himself his impression of everything else is in jeopardy" ThinkWT
It is always a service to people in general to have a mirror held up to them from time to time and the same goes for states. This same element of reminding a state of what it looks like and where this may leadUS has to have a look in the mirror when it relates to a lot of things including domestic and foreign affairs. It also must believe its eyes instead of attempting to put “lipstick on a pig” if that is what it sees. It is and will continue to be a flaw for the US to fall prey to the belief that it is more important to use power to preserve power than it is to lead with it, where as it could preserve and perpetuate itself. them was captured in a recent Wikileaked document in reference to Pakistan need to look at current, past (author insert), and potential future. The