After the cold war ended, the world entered a tumultuous decade—one that forged the foundation for the breakup of old alliances and the establishment of a new order. What form will the new order take? What risks will it pose for the U.S. in its perceived role as the world’s policeman?
In America (and Britain) there is a war raging over law. Many of our people don’t comprehend it. But lawyers, judges and politicians understand it very well. Which side is right? Or is either side right? If we fail to establish and maintain the rule of law, our republic will collapse! That is the clear lesson of history.
The U.S. has waded into the murky waters of Colombian drug-driven politics—at a time when illegal drugs are a significant contributor to the U.S. economy. Plan Colombia may well become America’s Colombian folly.