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Originally posted by Pyros
Lets not forget the Star Wars program.
In the 80's there was some SERIOUS money being put inot this concept. If anything was the final straw that helped bankrupt the Soviets, Star Wars might have been that one thing.....
Originally posted by waynos
while trying to maintain parity due to the Cold War played its part in siphoning off the countries resources the collapse of the Soviet Union was down to much more complex socio-economic reasons. To lay claim at any one cause, ie B-2 or Trident, is just silly.
Originally posted by tomcat ha
which instead have made the us possible bankrupt
Why do you think social security needs reforming, because that will bankrupt us, not the military.