Modern Warfare: Getting Schooled on Deterrence – What is it Exactly?

Posted: July 27, 2016 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

The Tactical Hermit

I could really care less about Politics, Politicians or the Lies they tell.

I am posting this article so you guys can get a textbook definition of “Military Deterrence” and understand what it really is so you can THINK for yourselves regarding Foreign Affairs and not have some Talking Head D.C. Zombie mislead you.-SF

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In a recent interview with TheNew York Times, Donald Trump suggested that the United States can continue to deter aggression even if it withdraw from its overseas bases and reduces its commitments to longstanding allies. “If we decide we have to defend the United States,” the Republican presidential candidate proclaimed, “we can always deploy [from American soil] and it will be a lot less expensive.”

Trump’s critics seized upon this statement as further evidence of his ignorance of foreign affairs. They argue that Trump understates the economic costs of this strategy, and they are…

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