Originally Posted by Seminole
Aside from the US support of Israel we have done nothing but try to help the middle east most of time. When warlords took over Somalia and were committing genocide against women and children the US formed the backbone of the UN peace keeping force and helped establish order.
We try to stay out of the Syria and Libya mess, but when we do we get chastised for not stepping in and helping.
Neocolonialism/imperialism disguised under the pretense of "help".