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Originally posted by beezzer
Only if we were attacked by Canada.
Curse you! And your funny bacon!
Other than that?
Not going to happen.
Originally posted by theflamingswan92
1. IF... IF this were to happen, us being invaded by ANY country... To me, the collaboration between us and the armed forces would be highly effective, because us as citizens do not have to follow any rules of engagement, war crimes, et cetra...
1. Is it possible in your mind that we, America, could be invaded?
2. If so, what would YOU do for your country, family, friends, et cetra?
Originally posted by GAOTU789
Never say never, although for it too happen, it would need years and years of planning and build up. It would also need the cooperation or occupation of us or Mexico.
The War Colleges and strategists within the US plan for these contingencies though and have battle plans already drawn up for any such occurrence.
Hypothetically though, the only way it could happen with today's current conditions is through Latin America. A slow build up of materials and personnel in the countries through Central America. It would take years for that build up and with the tech the US possesses at the moment, would be seen eventually I would think. If any country could manage that though, along with a clandestine migration of trained forces into the civilian population that were activated at the same time or shortly before to cause havoc and possibly damage whatever infrastructure they could. Power Grids, damns, airports, chaos within urban population centres, etc... It would also require a Naziesque Blitzkrieg through Mexico and over the Southern Border, avoiding Texas initially. To try and roll through Texas would be a bad, bad idea to start, imo, although they would need to take it quickly to secure the oil and refinery resources.
I would assume that about a third of the American population would actively resist, a 1/3 would do nothing out of fear, the remaining third would be split between those that flee the country for here or Europe and those that welcome the invasion and help the enemy.
Someone said earlier that non uniformed resisters would be exempt from war crimes and such. That isn't true, especially if you lose. Most would be just shot on sight, the others would be tried as war criminals and then executed or held in prisons or forced labour camps.
The response from the US's allies would be quick though. There would be militaries from all over the Western World piling into America to fight. I know Canada would be there within days of the first attack by the enemy.