is 110% correct in this. The US has had a hand in creating and destroying nearly every single government (other than ours and NATO's) in the last 50 years.
However, I do have to disagree with one thing he said. This will happen, again and again, until one of three things happen:
- We change the way we think and convince everyone else we have truly changed
- Those who want to kill us are dead ... every last one
- We are dead ... every last one ... or the USA has dissolved, most likely into a Balkanization
I hope for the first, fear the second, and expect the third.
We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.
Don't go borrowing trouble. For programmers, this means Worry only about what you need to implement.