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QotW: Part 6

Travel Forums Off Topic QotW: Part 6

1. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 10y

Postulate: The United States withdraws all military forces from foreign soil and returns them home. Now, what happens around the world?

Please respond practically, logically and without malice aforethought. Just a discussion and please refrain from personal attacks - as always.

2. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 10y

What happens? Surprisingly little.

3. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 10y

Mmm! I like QOTW's!

I would simply state, the world certainly wouldn't be worse off by it.

4. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3546 posts) 10y

Probably a lot of redundancies in the US armed forces? I dont know maybe a lot of happy families glad to see their loved ones home. As for the foreign countries - nothing most like life continous on!

5. Posted by Jase007 (Travel Guru 8870 posts) 10y

Nice question Beerman.
What weould happen?, well probably exacly the same as when the British empire fell apart .... A few more wars and a new superpower takes it's place (just like when the US took over from the UK).

6. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 10y

Hmmm....good question....what would happen around the world....blurrp blurrp blurrp Aunt in China would go to the grocery sister in Texas would pick up her kids from friend in England would be out walking in his garden.....I'll have to get back to you on the other 5,999,999,997 people.

7. Posted by james (Travel Guru 4136 posts) 10y

"Never fear, Smith is here"

8. Posted by Hien (Moderator 3906 posts) 10y

and they lived happily ever after.

9. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 10y

What would happen??? My first reaction was the same as Tina's....but then I thought....WHAT WOULD WE HAVE TO BITCH ABOUT??????
This opens a whole new can of worms...

10. Posted by Brendan (Respected Member 1824 posts) 10y

Hmm actually I tihnk Canada would inherit the earth and make everyone wear toques and use dog-sleds to get to work.