PNAC- Downfall of the United States

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The Project for a New American Century (PNAC) is going to be the downfall of the United States of America. The PNAC objective of promoting U.S. global leadership is being translated by the current government as the obligation of the U.S. to promote peace and democracy by going to war with Iraq. War with Iraq is likely to be a potentially long war which cannot be won because the U.S. democratic values are not the inherent values of the people in Iraq. While the U.S. government concentrates on war, the U.S. economy continues to spiral downward out of control. Rather than encourage investment, the threat of war has kept the U.S. economy in a holding pattern. The first targets to promote American global leadership are to control Iraq and the Middle East by creating a democracy in Iraq and deposing Saddam Hussein. If the U.S. controls water and oil supplies in Iraq, the U.S.

will have enormous power in the Middle East. This is one of the many reasons why PNAC will be America's downfall. The following examples explain my statements.

PNAC is an "educational nonprofit organization," established in 1997. PNAC is essentially a "think tank" or "brain trust" whose sole purpose is research, the study of various ideas, and to create reports based on studies done. The studies done by PNAC to promote worldwide American leadership became the basis of the 1998 Republican foreign policy platform. The results are what we hear President Bush and others telling us; the goal of this administration and war with Iraq is to promote American global leadership and preserve democracy. The first target toward this goal is control of the Middle East by deposing the evil dictator Saddam Hussein and helping Iraq establish a democracy. PNAC's members include Secretary of Defense...