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  •  The US can just drop out of such treaties. (1+ / 0-)
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    No idea what the details are, but I doubt the Steelers cannot drop out of a treaty. I doubt any treaty is meant to be permanent.

    •  Umm... There's an AWFUL lot of $ (4+ / 0-)

      that moves around under the aegis of drug eradication- It's pretty much how we deploy soft power. We put troops into other countries to save them from drugs, now that it doesn't make any sense to save them from communism.

      Trillions of $ world-wide, some of it ours, some of it having nothing to do with us.

      I don't see any way to spin that down quickly, right or wrong...

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