Originally Posted by TooFast
It's about time the U.S. stops bombing/rebuilding/occupying foreign countries...who appointed us as the world guardians anyways? Once we leave they return to their centuries old ways of killing each other, we can't change that!!!
Did we really need to fly B2 bombers from Missouri to Serbia, drop bombs and return to Missouri ?
Parking 1/3 of our navy surface ships would be a nice start....keep the subs...one ICBM can take out a whole battle group
Since the Russians are selling LF side looking radar arrays capable of detecting our latest stealth aircraft to anybody, we need to reevaluate our latest mega dollar aircraft and mega maintenance costs
BTW, correlating GDP to the military budget as justification is total nonsense
When Liberia had their civil war 8-9 years ago, the people were begging for US Marines to come in and protect the people. There was great anger at the USA for not sending troops in. Seems we're damned if we do, damned if we don't.