Huge buffer zone protects us from Islamohordes
By Ted Rall
Whether by military occupation or political co-option, powerful nations create buffer zones to protect their core homelands. In 1823, the Monroe Doctrine declared the Western Hemisphere, including all of Latin America, off-limits to interference by other nations--a policy enforced, for example, during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis.
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