The G20 is Not an International Rotary Club
USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- When you see pictures of smiling world leaders from the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, remember that the images do not depict reality.
The G20 summit is not a pleasant social gathering of nice people who all have the same values – or the same commitment to what we think of as civilization. There will be a number of leaders in this meeting who have horrifying track records of breaking the rule of law, killing people, and routinely lying.
So, as you observe the grins, handshakes, and awestruck news coverage, don’t be fooled.
Countries that do follow the rule of law (such as Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Germany and India) will be meeting with countries with deep internal governance problems and countries with long histories of appalling violence and dishonesty.
Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico each have substantial problems with corruption. In addition, Mexico has had a large and growing problem of cartel violence, which threatens to shake the very fabric of its societal ability to govern itself. (More than 130 politicians and political operatives were assassinated in Mexico’s July 2018 elections, and cartel wars are killing hundreds of …Read the Rest