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You Cannot Keep Your Nation From Political Impasse, Conflict, or War By Appeasing Tyranny

February 23, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 126

Appeasement is nothing more than rewarding bad behavior. If we reward bad behavior of rogue nation-states, dictators, and problematic regimes then they will continue their path serving their own political will against that of the free world. In World War II, or just prior to it rather, there was quite a bit of appeasement going on, which in hindsight led to disaster. In our present period we aren't exactly exempt from such stupidity. In fact it seems more and more our leaders have not learned the lessons of history or perhaps, because they don't understand, or somehow they think that this time is different. Okay so, let's talk about this for second shall we?

Currently, we are appeasing China for bad behavior in trade negotiations, and their failure to adopt a win-win situation not only to the folly of the rest of the world, but also to their own, as they have now painted themselves into a corner, while the rest of the world suffers in advance for their future economic crash. Then there is North Korea, in the past we've given them, or rather bribed them to stop their nuclear weapons program. Obviously that didn't work, and now we have a new leader in chief there to negotiate with and talk with.

This of course is a good sign, as long as we do not offer more appeasement, rewards, and gifts without an understanding that North Korea will join the first world, all sanctions will be removed, but they will open up their society, borders, and stop producing nuclear weapons (with inspections) and forgo creating a new industry to proliferate those weapons throughout the world as a major export for their economy. Luckily, their new leader has been educated in the Western world, and he knows a little bit about how we do things. That's a good thing.

What about appeasement with regards to Iran? That hasn't exactly worked out all too well now then; has it? No, not even a little bit. I doubt threats make any difference to that regime, and they know well and good that by merely promising to stop their uranium enrichment is enough to have sanctions removed, as long as IAEA inspectors are allowed in. But then what, they start the same old game over again. At some point the free world needs to decide what to do, and take action, further appeasement no matter where it is the world is not working, it's not good for the future of humanity, nor will it ensure peace.

Rather than citing the case study regarding Neville Chamberlain or quoting him when he said; "We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analyzing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will. I cannot believe that such a program would be rejected by the people of this country, even if it does mean the establishment of personal contact with the dictators," perhaps, we might learn a lesson in hindsight. Indeed I hope you will please consider all this and think on it.

Lance Winslow has launched a new provocative series of eBooks on Future Concepts. Lance Winslow is a retired Founder of a Nationwide Franchise Chain, and now runs the Online Think Tank;

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