Through out the history of our nation, since it?s founding in the fire of revolution in 1776, we have spent more time at war through either actual fighting or in proxy wars, than we have at peace.
We have fought wars against almost every major European power, including ones who are now our allies, such as Britain, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, as well as nations that are still not so friendly such as Russia.
America?s conflicts 1798 to 2004
NBC News is reporting that after an all day meeting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down, handing over power to his recently appointed Vice President Omar Suleiman, and that all of the protesters demands will be met. The official announcement is expected later tonight (Cairo time) when Mubarak will address the nation. After 17 days of Pro-Democracy demonstrations, it appears that the 30 year old military dictatorship in Egypt is finally coming to an end.
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