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July 08, 2004

Who Are Our "Allies"?

Via Lucianne, an interesting but too-conclusory analysis of who our allies actually are.

You may be surprised to find that on our seven major foreign policy goals, China and Russia are actually closer allies than the purported "allies" John Kerry spends so much time worrying his cashew-shaped head over, Germany and France.

Then again, you may not be so surprised.

As I said, the article is terse nearly to the point of fault. It asserts that Russia and China are closer to us on our major goals than France and Germany without offering some bullet-point style evidence of this. I actually think the author is right, but I'd have liked a little more flesh on the bones.

Still, something to think about the next time John Kerry insists that we must do everything "our allies" wish us to do.


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