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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 1 month ago

man...what is the point of evening having fighter jets, tanks, missiles, submarines, warships if nobody wants to go to war ?

and nukes...what a waste of money.  why make em if you dont wanna use them on somebody ?

i think its a joke that everyone spends so much on beefing up their military and instead of playing with their toys, they just put them in a locker until 'required'.

it appears as if they never get used.  why is that ? why is nobody having a 'proper bad a** war' these days ? have nations gone soft ?

5 Answers

  • 1 month ago
    Favourite answer

    A powerful military serves a purpose by deterring potential adversaries and, combined with effective diplomacy and economic ties, keeps things civil between countries. Would you get rid of a guard dog in a bad neighborhood just because you haven't been attacked?

  • 1 month ago

    The best way to avoid NEEDING to go to war is to assure potential attackers that you will DECISIVELY defeat them if they attack.

    That necessitates DEMONSTRATING both that you have the weapons AND that you have the people that know how to USE them effectively.

  • 1 month ago

    if you don't spend and other nations do -- you'll soon be taking orders in their language from them -- whether you like it or not.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    they don't use them because they have them, that's the whole point, if someone uses them it could start a war which no one would win.

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  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    What are you, like 19?

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