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Old 11-25-2006, 08:33 PM   #48
Mace MacLeod
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^^^Off the top of my head, I don't recall many modern instances of conscription used to prevent wars but rather it's used in response to a war when the military needs to shore up its numbers. I really can't see the US needing to do this unless there's another war brewing somewhere and they need mass amounts of RPG fodder lying around. Conscript armies are never as reliable or motivated as professional volunteer armies anyway.

Originally Posted by TK-8252
That's why Israel cannot be considered a free country.
This I do take issue with. Sometimes the price of freedom is having to fight for it.

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