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Foreign Policy. Humility and restraint.

Decades of war have decimated many Western nations during the twentieth century, including Britain, France, and Russia. Each mistakenly believed that their imperialist policies and actions would yield greater benefits at home and abroad. The American Third Position does not believe that the U.S. has a moral obligation to spread our culture, values or institutions to non-Western nations, particularly the Middle East. A3P believes that a non-interventionist position is the only way to guide America’s international policy.

As a sovereign nation, we refuse to be strong-armed by the international community to serve the interests of others. The lives of our youth must not be sacrificed for international disputes that have no bearing on the welfare of our people. We must withdraw from the United Nations and NATO and close most of the hundreds of overseas military bases. At the same time, we must maintain a strong military for legitimate defense, such as better protection of our borders. To quote Thomas Jefferson: “…peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.”

We reject the idea that the U.S. must forever be obliged to subsidize the incompetence and corruption of Third World countries through financial aid. Charity must begin and end at home. Any foreign aid would be linked with our voluntary resettlement policy. Nations accepting significant numbers of people back to their homelands will need funds to help absorb those returning.

Comments

  1. Edward Lavizzo says:

    Merlin Miller makes so much sense that it's hard to believe the whole country is not supporting him. He has the right solutions for most of our problems.Really it's just common sense.

    • Jamie says:

      Yes it is, unfortunately our country doesn't look at that, they just look at Democrata or Republicans and blindly vote by party loyalty.

  2. CommonSense says:

    Some things make sense, but I guess that if someone isn't one of the main parties, they get laughed off…. it really is a shame…. :/

    • Jamie says:

      I completely agree. I would like to see him as our next president, I believe he is what our country needs.

  3. NotADick says:

    You guys are fucking retarded.

  4. Delana says:

    Merlin has some good general points..getting out of Nato, the UN, these are good places to begin with.

  5. Jamie says:

    It would also be a great if the people believed their votes really counted. Many folks no longer believe their votes matter. It's the electoral votes that get candidates into office not so much the popular votes, which has been shown in past elections.