Керри и Европа

Боги исполняют желания тех, кого хотят погубить. Тем жителям Европы и остального мира, которые желают победы Джона Керри на президентских выборах в США, не следует упускать из виду эту древнегреческую мудрость.

На протяжении "холодной войны" Америка была естественным лидером Североатлантического союза, но за это лидерство приходилось платить тем, что США должны были соглашаться с автономным статусом и влиянием своих европейских союзников. После терактов 11 сентября 2001 года президент Буш начал вести одностороннюю внешнюю политику. Традиционный Североатлантический союз заменило то, что США назвали "коалициями желающих" - коалиции, в которых "состав определяется выполняемой миссией", а не исторически сложившимися союзами.

Эта политика привела к расколу Европы. Она также послужила источником серьёзных разногласий между кандидатами в президенты США. При этом в качестве одного из самых сильных аргументов Керри использует заявление о том, что он восстановит доверие между Америкой и её союзниками и что в случае избрания его президентом он организует международную помощь в Ираке.

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