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      02-05-2007, 03:26 PM   #118
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Originally Posted by dr325i View Post

You could say the same thing about the first Gulf War, NATO operations in Bosnia in 1995 (75% US/UK), or the Korean War as well. Unfortunately, the US and UK (barely) are about the only western nations who have maintained an ability to project force around the world.
I agree.
Do you think that we could continue doing it -- lets say if the Iran or NK or...whoever becomes a real danger to the USA (and alies)? Would that prove the silliness of this war that we stretched ourselves so much now that we cannot respont adequately to the real danger (and act as the defensive force as we're supposed to be)?