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When should America declare war?

To protect our national interest abroad.4 %4 %4 % 4.60 % (4)
To protect our declared allies.3 %3 %3 % 3.45 % (3)
To retaliate for attacks on America.31 %31 %31 % 31.03 % (27)
To defend foriegn democracies.5 %5 %5 % 5.75 % (5)
To aid righteous nations that ask for our help.4 %4 %4 % 4.60 % (4)
All of the above.43 %43 %43 % 43.68 % (38)
Other. Please explain in comments.2 %2 %2 % 2.30 % (2)
Never, war should never be an option.4 %4 %4 % 4.60 % (4)

Total votes: 87
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