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originally posted by: StargateSG7
Busting some common misconceptions
about the USA's military, it can be shown
that it is INDEED WEAKENING on an absolute
and relative basis which means that sooner
or later we will NOT HAVE A BIG ENOUGH
STICK to ensure that China will be kept
in check. !
Why does the US feel China has be kept in check for?
Why does the US seem fear everyone?
Why does the US beleive that any country that has a foreign policy independent of Washington is a country to be feared and therfore invaded?
Americans seem to believe that their own salvation lies in conquering the rest of the world.
Do Americians question their own capacity to live in peace with others? Is that why they feel they have to conquer the rest of the world.
originally posted by: Semicollegiate
Two ways that China could invade the US.
Put all of the tanks, troops, and supplies they would need into Mexico during the prewar peacetime
originally posted by: SPECULUM
China is running out of fresh water ,safe food and clean air. Soon they will suffer their overpopulation if they don't grab someone Else's land of plenty. Russia isn't going to share and Africa cant be controlled.
The US is the only country that offers them EVERYTHING
Unfortunately for China, Our technology greatly surpasses theirs and they don't have the balls to lose their chairmen to find out
originally posted by: combatmaster
originally posted by: projectvxn
China wouldn't make it pass one major US city.
They would have to nuke the crap out of us. The notion of a conventional war with the US is laughable.
this is true... is there any country that can withstand the might of the US if, lets say... no nukes were ininvolved!?? if so.. who?
originally posted by: Agit8dChop
a reply to: combatmaster
the might of the US ?
In a one on one fight the US is not the best in the world in armed conflict. they've struggled against jungle warfare, insurgencies and the Nazis gave them a good shellacking at times too.
Having oodles of tanks and battleships is good if the other guy cannot fight back, but when the other guy has cruise missiles, tanks, ships and technology the US hasn't understood yet their supremacy can quickly be eroded.
China and Russia - I believe - already have ways to disable aircraft carriers. They've never used it because they didn't want to let the cat out of the bag. China already has proven it can shoot down satellites.
The USA's main advantage is its isolation... if a no nuke war were to occur then the US would lose ALL its military bases outside of America
originally posted by: cavtrooper7
a reply to: Agit8dChop
I'm afraid you are quite incorrect,we OWN conventional warfare.
The nearest compitition are our allies accept they don't have the money and numbers to match and the rest just talk and avoid us by using proxies or we shoot them down decsively .
HOW many F15s have been shot down by enemy aircraft?
We have learned well from our elder brothers in the SAS and England.
WE stopped Veitnam we didn't lose ,we just didn't fight it decisively and BOMB Hanoi.