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Help a "less developed country" - the USA!

I believe that the foreign policies of the United States of America are less developed than they could be. Travelers, especially those who travel internationally on motorcycles, might have some very good ideas regarding the foreign policies of the United States of America, arguably one of the most powerful nations on earth.

I propose that we create an international Horizons Unlimited THINK TANK.

That would be..... HUTT the HUTT...

We pour in ideas regarding the foreign policy of the United States of America and we forward these ideas to the new President of the United States for consideration.

Our purpose could be to improve the foreign policies of the United States of America. Everyone is invited to contribute.

Any thoughts, ideas or suggestions are welcome here. xfiltrate
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If international law and a very very large proportion of the residents of the USA have little or no impact on US foreign policy then I reckon this would be a small waste of time. Don't get me started on the concept of unilateral multilaterlism!!
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International Law?

Yes, I agree that the leaders of US government pick and choose the "international laws" and judicial systems/Courts to abide by or ignore.

I believe a very good question to pose to a new President would be:

'Mr. President:

Many of the peoples of the world are confused regarding "international law" and "international courts." Could you please clarify the process, the who and the how and the history of the United States violating established international laws which are respected by other countries.'

Great question you have raised....henruyk.

It is true that throughout history most meaningful change is effected by a small group led by one person.

We at the HUTT (Horizons Unlimited Think Tank)are an interesting, intellegent, resourceful and a very cool group. Some of us are really tough and some of us a little soft, but together we are a force not to be taken lightly .... We are traveled, knowledgeable, survivors and should be listened to by elected officials.

I agree a large proportion of US residents have little or no impact on US foreign policy, probably because they believe they don't, which is a very dumbed down state of existence that benefits only those who wish to impose their will over that population without the support of that population.

Let us not be them. please explain unilateral multilateralism...thanks xfiltrate

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