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Davis X. Machina

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  • Answer to Glenn Greenwald
    • Davis X. Machina 03/30/2011 at 9:30 pm

      John Quincy Adams was in the White House, and in the US House, when US naval forces were involved in an international effort to suppress the slave trade in West Africa -- a no-sail zone, if you will -- including the occasional use of US Marines in ground operations.

      So he might not have been quite as absolute in his practice as he was in his theory.

    • Davis X. Machina 03/30/2011 at 9:27 pm

      Remarkable how many different ways people can frame "You're of necessity wrong, because I disagree with you."

  • Top Ten Ways that Libya 2011 is Not Iraq 2003
    • Davis X. Machina 03/23/2011 at 7:55 am

      This suggests that interventions are still possible, provided, to prove the intervenors' bona fides, the intervention happens in a non-Arab country without oil that has been visited by Bono...

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