7 Reasons Why America Will Never Go To War Over Ukraine (Forbes)

 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelpeck/2014/03/05/7-reasons-why-america-will-never-go-to-war-over-ukraine/

  1. Russia is a nuclear superpower. Russia: 4,500 nuclear warheads. U.S.A.: 5,110 warheads.
  2. Russia has a powerful army. Russia: 300,000 active army/ 766,000 military. U.S.A.: 546,000 active army/ 1,430,000 military
  3. Ukraine is closer to RussiaRussia: 500 miles. U.S.A.: 5000 miles.
  4. The U.S. military is tired. U.S.A. has been in active combat for 13+ years.
  5. The U.S. doesn’t have many troops to send. U.S.S. George H.W. Bush (7,500 Sailors, Persian/Arab Gulf), 173d Airborne Brigade (4,400 Soldiers, Italy), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (2,200 Marines, Spain), 2d Stryker Regiment (4,500 Soldiers, Germany), 82d Airborne Division (27,000 Soldiers, North Carolina)
  6. The American people are tired.
  7. America’s allies are tired.

 

 

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