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Without harmony in the State, no military expedition can be undertaken; without harmony in the army, no battle array can be formed.

-- Wu Tzu

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When should America declare war?

To protect our national interest abroad.4 %4 %4 % 4.49 % (4)
To protect our declared allies.3 %3 %3 % 3.37 % (3)
To retaliate for attacks on America.30 %30 %30 % 30.34 % (27)
To defend foriegn democracies.5 %5 %5 % 5.62 % (5)
To aid righteous nations that ask for our help.4 %4 %4 % 4.49 % (4)
All of the above.44 %44 %44 % 44.94 % (40)
Other. Please explain in comments.2 %2 %2 % 2.25 % (2)
Never, war should never be an option.4 %4 %4 % 4.49 % (4)

Total votes: 89
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