Originally Posted by Dusty1000
History shows us that when a country is attacked, whether in Europe, the middle east or Africa, an overwhelming military presence is required in order to protect the top officials of the invading countries. If we are going to attack and invade countries, overthrowing their leaders; leaving top officials there without such military presence, can only serve to endanger their lives.
No question, and that isn't the point of the post.
The Executive Branch and the State Department have collectively urinated on our shoes and told us that it is raining outside.