Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:00 am
In a major speech the other day, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said, “We must also make a far better effort to understand how the world sees us, and why. We must listen more.”
Fair enough. It’s always important for our government to take into account the ramifications of our actions as others interpret them. But it’s important, too, to avoid giving knee-jerk deference to foreign opinion.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:00 am.