If a nation willingly leads its citizens into war, does it really care about its citizens at all?

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That’s an interesting debate question. The overarching concept of war in general is very controversial. Is it actually beneficial? That’s a tough question to answer. However, with the question at hand, there are two main ways to look at it.

First, as implied by your question, the government is essentially deciding to throw young innocent men and women into the fray and risk their lives. The age old adage is that rich old men send the...

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