Mr. Obama, Go Gentle on Honduras

Dear President Obama, now that the United States government has concluded its war in Iraq and is moving to withdraw all US combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, there will undoubtedly be new crisis regions and new reasons to deploy US soldiers and military advisers. While, personally, I sympathize with Ron Paul’s counsel to stop trying to be the world’s policeman, I’m enough of a realist to know this will not happen in my lifetime. In fact, there are already signs that the next neighborhood to host an expanded US military presence is Central America, and particularly my native country of Honduras