Senator John Thune on Iraq at Churchreport.com
In the April 2007 Edition of Churchreport.com, U.S. Senator John Thune gives a brief interview on why he believes the United States needs to prevail in the war occurring in Iraq:
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[Q:] Why do you think that that message is not being received by these war protesters?[A:] It is probably emanates from different world view but that defies thousands of years of experience. What you’ve got are brutal dictators. If you don’t confront it those types of regimes they prey on weakness. The reason the United States has been able to continue to maintain its position of prominence in the world of being the world superpower is because we’ve always recognized that to achieve peace you have to stay strong. The way to avoid conflict around the world is to project strength. The anti-war left honestly believes that you can reason and negotiate with these types of people. In the end it’s partly, I think, perpetuated by the media constantly running negative stories about the good work that our men and women in the Middle East are trying to accomplish.