For all the negative remarks about America you have ommitted some points.
We know that we are not perfect, and we are aware of the Worlds opinions of us--which usually isn't very flattering. However, a person in America can still get ahead as a result of good hard work. Which is a great deal more than you can say for many other countries. Even when everything is working for you--it is still not easy but it is still possible.
No, coming to America doesn't insure happiness, but then--happiness comes from within.
John Noonan Savannah, Ga. The good ole USA
They did not initially want democracy in Iraq or Afghanistan. The Americans wanted to take those countries under their control