View Poll Results: How should the United States deploy Troops?

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  • Stop being the world police, we need them here, all troops need to come home right away

    10 27.78%
  • Slowly bring all troops deployed around the world home

    8 22.22%
  • Strategically place troops in areas where they are needed most for security

    17 47.22%
  • We need more not less international involvement

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    Troop Deployment

    How do you think the United States should deploy their troops?

    Sorry guys option 2 should say "Slowly" not "Slowing"
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    Re: Troop Deployment

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    Re: Troop Deployment

    They need to all be brought home as quickly as possible and redeployed along the US Borders and in place of the TSA and Border Patrol/ICE/INS employees at all entry points into the United States.

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    Re: Troop Deployment

    Some troops need to be abroad, while some should be in the US. However to bring all troops home would be stupid, after all there is little to no chance of the US being invaded. Rather we should put troops throughout the world so that we can respond to emergencies quickly.
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    Re: Troop Deployment

    my heart says option 1, as in right now, beginning today.

    my head says option 2, with "slowly" being defined as over the course of 2 to 5 years.

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    Re: Troop Deployment

    I don't think we need to be the World Police and, in fact, I don't think we are. Our wars, invasions, etc. have been to profit this Nation, not to protect anyone.

    If you opt to place troops strategically, you wind up with what we have now. Straits of Hormuz. Around Vietnam. Bering Strait. Japan, Indian Ocean, and on and on, ad infinitum. Generals, Admirals, Senators, Corporations, Contractors and all can name and present nice sounding arguments for security where it butters their bread. Enough.

    Fer' 'Krissake, we need to spend money here, not overseas. We need a National jobs industry, not a military defense/offense industry.

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    Re: Troop Deployment

    We should deploy our armed forces in whenever and where ever we need to, so as to keep small wars from turning into world wars.
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    Re: Troop Deployment

    Quote Originally Posted by partier9 View Post
    Some troops need to be abroad, while some should be in the US. However to bring all troops home would be stupid, after all there is little to no chance of the US being invaded. Rather we should put troops throughout the world so that we can respond to emergencies quickly.
    You mean maintain the 'status quo'?

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    Re: Troop Deployment

    Quote Originally Posted by iacardsfan View Post
    How do you think the United States should deploy their troops?

    Sorry guys option 2 should say "Slowly" not "Slowing"
    Strategic deployment to protect American and international interests.
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    Re: Troop Deployment

    Quote Originally Posted by gunner View Post
    You mean maintain the 'status quo'?
    Somthing like that, maybe with some tweaks here and there, but nothing major. The way we are set up now lets us have the ability to react to a situation quickly pretty much anywhere in the world. Which is good.
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