Criticizing Cristiani

Does the use of American tax dollars, sent in the form of military aid to El Salvador, promote United States security? Since World War II, consecutive administrations have believed that communism was a monolithic institution headed by the Soviet Union and set on a course for world domination.The world now sees communism as a pathetically inadequate economic system - one that promised the redistribution of wealth but delivered the elimination of it. Therefore, there is no justification for sending further tax dollars to El Salvador on the grounds of security. Furthermore, if the FMLN is savvy enough to elude defeat, it is savvy enough to know that El Salvador's interests are best served by friendly relations with the US. What difference does it make to US interests who wins the civil war? Barbara M. Fiedler, Oak Park, Ill.

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