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‘Foreign Entanglements’

By on 1.2.09 | 1:19PM

Quoting Denis Consgrove:

George Washington's farewell address is often inaccurately cited for its famous admonishment: "beware of foreign entanglements." That Mr. Washington did truly not utter those words is not important...

Washington was warning about negotiating noncommercial treaties with European nations. NATO would have been an abomination to him.

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