Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Reasons why The U.S. Army Will Lose Its Next War In Europe
U.S. policymakers today have a more somber view of the Russian leader’s intentions. But there is little evidence they are willing to take the steps necessary to deter Russian aggression in the region. The Army is starved for resources, getting only two days of federal funding each year — about $22 billion — for new equipment. In 2010, Russia embarked on a ten-year, $700 billion program to buy new weapons, with most of the money going to land-based ground and air forces. So America’s Army is poised for defeat in a European war. Here are the five biggest reasons why.
Credit to Loren Thompson