By god a cut to military, surely going from 46.8% OF GLOBAL MILITARY SPENDING to 44% OF GLOBAL MILITARY SPENDING will cause america’s enemies to descend upon it like the Mongolian horde.
Fact is that USA is most of the worlds military, cutting spending on it will still leave it ahead of either
A) Every country in world excluding China.B) Next 30 countries.
ECOWAS countries have frequently protested US intervention. may of them are asking the US not to become involved in Mali
South Africa is dirt poor, the USA has always turned a blind eye.
Europe is not in need of help on one side or another.
Eastern Europe is in a state of relative Peace.
Presence in Central and South America is deeply resented, take a look at Nicaragua, Grenada, Costa rican news and you will find that the feeling is not of endearment.
Mexico, Canada are not exactly military hotspots.
Military would not want to be involved in an IndoJapanese – Chinese war. Remainder of Asia is hostile.
Australia despite having struck oil is not a dictatorship, sorry to say this.
In middle east Israel, Saudi Arabia and Turkey will keep Iran in check. While the Saudi’s and Israelis are not allies, the have a common enemy in Iran. a Curdish break off is still feared in turkey so it would likely become involved should iran start to try and spread as a county
Glenn McCoy and Gary McCoy