Friday, March 09, 2007

The Carter Doctrine

I was ignorant of the Carter Doctrine until a poster at the Netscape blog informed me.

Let our position be absolutely clear: An attempt by any outside force to gain control of the Persian Gulf region will be regarded as an assault on the vital interests of the United States of America, and such an assault will be repelled by any means necessary, including military force.
I guess he was a Blood For Oil kind of guy.

Cross Posted at The Astute Bloggers

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