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U.S. military report warns 'sudden collapse' of Mexico is possible
Mexico is one of two countries that "bear consideration for a rapid and sudden collapse," according to a report by the U.S. Joint Forces Command on worldwide security threats.
The command's "Joint Operating Environment (JOE 2008)" report, which contains projections of global threats and potential next wars, puts Pakistan on the same level as Mexico. "In terms of worse-case scenarios for the Joint Force and indeed the world, two large and important states bear consideration for a rapid and sudden collapse: Pakistan and Mexico.
"The Mexican possibility may seem less likely, but the government, its politicians, police and judicial infrastructure are all under sustained assault and press by criminal gangs and drug cartels. How that internal conflict turns out over the next several years will have a major impact on the stability of the Mexican state. Any descent by Mexico into chaos would demand an American response based on the serious implications for homeland security alone."
Originally posted by pai mei
You cannot be "invaded". No country with nuclear weapons can be invaded WW2 style.
If things get serious that country will launch it's missiles even if they know they will be destroyed too.
You can only be invaded from within or with the cooperation of your government
[edit on 14-1-2009 by pai mei]