Paying cash tribute for peace has never worked. Many of these countries take our money and spit on our values.
The USA First, is my motto. We need to consider becoming isolationist for the next 10-30 years and concentrate on fixing our own problems.
Identify our real friends like the UK, Australia, Israel, Japan, S Korea and forget the rest.
"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated, but those who torment us for our own good will torment us to no end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."
C S Lewis
Go Tea Baggers!
What its prominence suggest, and what all science confirms is that the dog is a creature of the nose- A. Horowitz.