Originally Posted by dr325i
Big difference --> see above!
When they had respect for us and when we had respect for the rest of the world, they did not mind. Nowdays, no one, absolutely NO ONE wants US troops or US presence in their country. THink about it! That is the whole point of this thread -- things have changed for the good ole USA, and they are much worse nowday, and will just continue to spiral down, unless...
Unless we finally realize we're just the part of this world, and we do not own it.
Then the governments of those nations are free to ask us to leave. Despite your assertion, the German government actually opposes
our plan to redeploy a large number of our troops out of Germany and Poland and Hungary have offered to host our forces there.