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Originally posted by randomname
are there russian and chinese gunships in the air with flir.
then you wouldn't get very far, you'll end up on youtube as glowing splatter with an ac/dc soundtrack blaring in the background.
what can you do but fight an insurgency like the iraqi's and afghanis are doing.
Originally posted by benrl
Hitlers advisers said it best, You can't invade main land US, there would be a sniper in every bush.
It would take atrocities the likes of which the world has never seen to invade the US.
Look at the LAPD, they are about as militerized as most worlds armies, and guess what, they can't control the gangs
You think the Chinese or Russian troops that don't know the ground they are marching through would have a better chance?
BUT lets say the scenario you say takes place, Ill even consider how it would be possible to get that far in an invasion (something you seemed to gloss over) I would say something like an EMP, combined with Chemical weapons could account for what you suggest.
And at that point NATO would start to get involved once they saw what was happening, it would be War the likes of which the world has never seen, with weapons no one wants to use being used.
You think "insurgents" in Iraq are bad, imagine the average tinkerer in his garage workshop stocked from radio shack...
Better to use economic means, and sedition. Get the American people to welcome you after say an Economic collapse.
Its always better to come in as the savior than the enemy, say if the people finally got pushed to the edge and tried to revolt.
Have China and Russia offer material support to the "people" to be humanitarian...edit on 1-8-2012 by benrl because: (no reason given)edit on 1-8-2012 by benrl because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by BlastedCaddy
Id bug out to the northern states grab the fam and skip over to canada and call it a day in the middle of nowhere.
I don't plan on fighting. Apologies if needed but I could not bare the thought of not being with my fam in such times.
Whatever is coming our way is.... well, for the lack of a better word, deserved. We duped the world with the criminal govt that we let happen. So with that out of the way. Thats my cliff notes version to your scenario.
ps.. Benrl. CIC Yamamoto spouted that one off. Gun behing every blade of grass thing. Just helpin not trying to be a trivia nazi.edit on 1-8-2012 by BlastedCaddy because: japanedit on 1-8-2012 by BlastedCaddy because: yuuuup
Originally posted by randomname
reply to post by benrl
theres a problem with your argument. what if the invasion is an invasion of total destruction, not occupation.
and standing orders are to kill all threats (military aged males) on site, armed or unarmed.
i mean you're a russian unit and you kill on site everybody you see, whether it's women, children, the elderly etc.
and you roll thru the country like a lawn mower and you take no prisoners.
much like apache pilots in iraq.
Try and stick to the questions on the opening post ...how would you get to your family and what would you take.... Its just a bit of fun ...don't over think it lol