The great debate

Regarding the article "A Leading Senator Says US Should Turn Focus to World Relations," Nov. 13: Sen. Richard Lugar (R) of Indiana, says, "We've tried to remind people ... that the rest of the world is still out there...."

It's time Americans start seeing things that are happening around the world with a world view, rather than from a domestic view. The lack of stability in the newly formed countries presents a potential danger for the world as a whole.

Although many people feel that the US should be concerned only with domestic policy, foreign policy is just as important. Leigh Thompson, Lexington, Ala.

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