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Why War With China Will Get You Drafted

The date is July, 2019, and rumors of a military buildup of Chinese forces across the strait from Taiwan begin to leak to the international press. As the fourth of July is celebrated here at home, thousands of miles away Taiwan begins to move their command and control functions into hardened, nuclear-proof underground facilities. F-16s …

World War II Part 1: Crash Course US History #35

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. history, and today we’re going to talk about a topic so huge to history buffs that we can only discuss a tiny, little fraction of it. I am of course referring to paratroopering. No World War II. World War II is the only historical event that …

Secret US Plan To Crush North Korea

Secret US Plan To Crush North Korea

Despite summits between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and the United States’ President Trump, tensions on the Korean peninsula remain markedly high. During his meetings with President Trump, Kim Jong Un promised to stop, or at least heavily curtail, his nation’s nuclear program, and yet American intelligence agencies have extensive intelligence showing that not only …

These Will Be the Most Powerful Militaries In 2020

These Will Be the Most Powerful Militaries In 2020

It may be half a year away, but military planners around the world are always looking ahead, and the year 2020 will prove pivotal for many of the world’s militaries. With the possibility of another major conflict in Europe brewing, and China seeking to economically damage the US for its support of Taiwan, national priorities …

The Cruise Missile From Hell

The Cruise Missile From Hell

It’s 1955, and the United States and the Soviet Union are locked in the deadly embrace that’ll come to be known as the Cold War. Just five and a half years ago the Soviet Union shocked the world by detonating their own atomic bomb, a feat achieved by the infiltration of the American Manhattan Project …