Diplomacy Isn’t Appeasement

In a show of strength, Nixon and Reagan were willing to talk to the other side and it helped the West win the Cold War.

It’s always sad to see those who have blundered egregiously defending their mistakes to the bitter end – hoping that forceful repetition of erroneous arguments will somehow make up for what they lack in wisdom. We have seen this tactic throughout the failed presidency of George W. Bush, especially regarding his disastrous choice to invade Iraq.

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