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Build Bridges, Not Bombers

Build Bridges, Not Bombers

Rubrick Biegon

Foreign policy and bridges are not typically associated with one another, except perhaps in the metaphorical sense, as with President Clinton's "building a bridge to the twenty-first century" campaign slogan. The recent tragedy in Minneapolis, however, in which the collapse of an interstate highway bridge across the Mississippi River left at least 5 people dead and over 100 injured, raises the prospect of a more material relationship. At first glance, the multitude of problems confronting the aging U.S.