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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

US military only ‘marginally able’ to meet needs, think tank argues | Mike Brest

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According to the conservative Heritage Foundation’s 2022 Index of US Military Strength, the US military is only “marginally” capable of defending the country’s national interests at home and abroad. The roughly 600-page index concludes that the US military is “possibly capable” of handling the requirements of a single large regional battle but “definitely would be ill-equipped to handle two virtually simultaneous” significant regional conflicts. The Marine Corps was the only branch of the military to get a “strong” overall rating, with the Army and Navy rated “moderate”, and the Air Force and Space Force rated “poor.”

Source: https://news.yahoo.com/us-military-only-marginally-able-020000610.html 

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