Originally Posted by patteeu
That's right. Isolationism and a purely defensive approach to international jihad is a big loser. Individual liberties will be among the casualties.
It's not isolationism though. Trading with them is not being isolated.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950