Haiti: Invasion: Does It Make Sense?

The argument for invasion is simple: all other alternatives have not worked. Haiti's internal turmoil is a legitimate U.S. interest because it sends thousands of unwanted refugees to American shores. Jean-Bertrand Aristide is a democratically elected President owed support in the hemisphere. Yet why should America be willing to put its soldiers' lives on the line to save Haiti? If the U.S. can negotiate with North Korea, why can it not do the same with the unsavory Haitian regime? If the refugees can be filtered through Jamaica, why should the U.S. worry about reforming the society from which they flee? If...

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