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It would be wonderful to live in a world in which we did not need a military, but not having one would subject us and our allies to considerable risk, as well as some rather severe economic...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2016 3:13 pm UTC

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This is the sort of question that has been debated for decades! You've filed your question under "military history," but the question itself could be broken down into two elements which are, while...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2018 4:06 pm UTC

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The US Military is largely believed to be the most powerful military in the world. The next three top militaries (Russia, China, and India) all have more active duty personnel than the US Army....

Latest answer posted April 22, 2019 12:19 pm UTC

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For many decades, U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) took as a matter of pride and principle the notion of quietly conducting missions without fanfare and without drawing attention to oneself....

Latest answer posted August 22, 2013 1:08 am UTC

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Infantry is the main part of any fighting force, or at least it always has been. This may be changing as warfare comes to be more dominated by "smart" weapons. However, in the past, infantry has...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2012 3:10 am UTC

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The above answer is not particularly informative, so hopefully this addition will provide greater context and a more useful example. The United States has used military force hundreds of times,...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2013 10:12 pm UTC

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There is no shortage of military artwork available. That being said, your request is very general, and I'm not entirely sure what you mean by indicating a picture's theme. The best approach might...

Latest answer posted July 22, 2012 7:02 pm UTC

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While it is true that Costa Rica does not have a military, Iceland did in fact maintain a small one, designated the Iceland Defense Force (IDF) until 2006. A member of the North Atlantic Treaty...

Latest answer posted October 21, 2013 4:06 pm UTC

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