DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STREAMLINING THE MILITARY AND ISOLATIONISM


FBN's John Stossel on why reducing spending on the military and making it more efficient is different than having an isolationist foreign policy.
DATE: 01/23/2012

Discussion Questions

1. What is isolationism?

2. Is there a difference between reducing our military's responsibilities (such as nation building) and being isolationists? Defend your answer.

3. What are the benefits and/or drawbacks of "nation building?"

4. Do you prefer a defensive military to an offensive one, or the other way around? Explain why. What are the benefits and/or drawbacks to each approach?


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