Which of These Wars Should Have Been Prevented?

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Which of These Wars Should Have Been Prevented?

  1. War of 1812

    41.7%
  2. Civil War

    50.0%
  3. Spanish American War

    50.0%
  4. WWI

    58.3%
  5. WWII

    37.5%
  6. Korean War

    58.3%
  7. Vietnam War

    83.3%
  8. Gulf War

    50.0%
  9. Iraq War

    83.3%
  10. Afghanistan War

    37.5%
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  1. Publius1787
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    Which of These Wars Should Have Been Prevented?

    In other words, Which of these wars were mistakes and a waste of human life and should not have had U.S. involvement? When considering this question I mean it in the context of the descision to commit to war at the time by the U.S. Congress or the President.
     
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    Interesting question, however, you didn't include the War on Terrorism.
    In 1983, when the U.S. Marine barracks were bombed, we should have stopped terrorism in it's tracks. Next day. That, to me, was the beginning of the WOT - and what happened on 9/11 would have never happened had we took action on Saudi Arabia and the rest of the contributors.
    We have coddled that nation long enouh.
    Been to a gas station for a fill up lately?
     
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    Should or Could?

    There is a difference.
     
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    All of them, obviously.

    Whether they could or not, that's a different question.
     
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    I only have 10 options. Putting all of these would have been impossible Timeline of United States military operations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    I beleive the question speaks for itself.
     
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    Gotcha
     
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    What happened to the good ol days? We definatly need to bring this policy back!
    Timeline of United States military operations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    1854 – Nicaragua. July 9 to 15. Naval forces bombarded and burned San Juan del Norte (Greytown) to avenge an insult to the American Minister to Nicaragua

    Looks like Franklin Pierce didnt take any shit!
     
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    I agree.

    Well, up to the "take action on Saudi Arabia" thing.
     
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    That wasent the question. I have revised my post.
     

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