Only a dumb @$$ would invade Damascus

Last year I wrote of how World War III was approaching. I said that if we invade or bomb Iran that it would trigger a World War III scenario. Well the same can be said of Syria.

Without digging too deep into the oddities of the Syrian civil war which appear to have many factions. Lets look at who our genius senators are meeting with and arming; Al Qaeda. Yes folks the same group we’ve been fighting for the last decade. That sounds like a great idea doesn’t it? Arm the same people we’ve sacrificed thousands in battle against since the begging of the war on terror.

OK so why would you be a dumb ass to invade Damascus? Well, aside from the fact that it seems completely illogical for Assad to randomly gas a bunch of civilians, lets just say he did. Has every one forgotten the fact that Syria and Iran have a mutual defense pact and that Russia and China have vested interests in these countries?

Do we really want to spark a wider war with Russia and China? Not to mention completely setting the middle east ablaze. Assad is right about this, a direct conflict with Syria will engulf the middle east.

So lets put all of the if’s but’s and maybe’s aside and just look at the numbers. Lets say the US and UK are stupid enough to attack yet another middle eastern country, and trigger a wider war with Russia and China.

These are the numbers for the US & Britain vs Russia & China, all of which can be found at www.globalfirepower.com

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Man Power USA & UK vs Russia & China
Total Population: 376 million vs 1.5 billion
Available Manpower: 175 million vs 819 million
Fit for Service: 144 million vs 665 million
Reaching Military Age Annually: 5 million vs 21 million
Active Front-line Personnel: 1.7 million vs 3.5 million
Active Reserve Personnel: 1.7 million vs 1.5 million

Land Systems USA & UK vs Russia & China
Tanks: 8500 vs 10,700
Armored Fighting Vehicles: 23,800 vs 29,400
Self Propelled Guns: 2000 vs 5100
Towed Artillery Pieces: 1900 vs 27,000
Rocket Projectors: 1400 vs 4000
Portable Mortar Systems: 10,000 vs 18,600
Portable Anti Tank Weapons: 32,000 vs 55,000
Logistical Vehicles: 13,2000 vs 190,000

Air Power USA & UK vs Russia & China
Total Aircraft: 16700 vs 9500
Helicopters: 7000 vs 2500

Naval Power USA & UK vs Russia & China
Total Strength: 360 vs 1200
Aircraft Carriers: 11 vs 2
Frigates: 37 vs 52
Destroyers: 66 vs 43
Corvettes: 0 vs 72
Submarines: 81 vs 121
Coastal Warfare: 36 vs 382
Amphibious Assault: 32 vs 250

Resources (Petroleum) USA & UK vs Russia & China
Oil Production: 11.2 million vs 14.5 million
Oil Consumption: 20.5 million vs 11.6 million
Proven Oil Reserves: 23 billion vs 80 billion

Logistical USA & UK vs Russia & China
Labor Force: 185 million vs 870 million
Merchant Marine Strength: 1000 vs 3100
Major Ports and Terminals: 31 vs 15
Roadway Coverage: 6,900,500 km vs 4,842,000 km
Railway Coverage: 241,000 km vs 173,000 km
Serviceable Airports: 15,700 vs 1,700

Financial USA & UK vs Russia & China
Defense Budget: 747 billion vs 193 billion
External Debt: 26 trillion vs 1.2 trillion
Reserves of Foreign Exchange and Gold: 242 billion vs 3.7 trillion
Purchasing Power Parity: 17 trillion vs 13.8 trillion

Geography USA & UK vs Russia & China
Square Land Area: 10,070,000 km vs 26,500,000 km
Coastline: 32,000 km vs 52,000 km
Shared Border: 12,000 km vs 42,000 km
Waterways: 44,000 km vs 212,000 km

So you see, without a shot fired China and Russia already have more in the way of oil resources and monetary funds. We could sling as many rockets at each other as we want but at the end of the day they will recover much faster. Of course, if we decide to go nuclear; well, I guess we can say bye bye planet earth. Perhaps Al Gore’s global warming fantasy will become a reality.

4 responses to “Only a dumb @$$ would invade Damascus

  1. Our president and his associates are setting up the Middle East for WWIII. Pretty evident that we have been arming the rebels for some time. We have been invading sovereign nations without any provocation at all. The hatred from these countries will come home to roost. Add to the destruction of several entire civilizations – our president and his Communist associates has been importing hundreds of thousands of Palestinians, Africans and other other terrorist nationals into this country. They are being housed and cared for in every section of the country. I believe that the word will be sent out and even the inner city blacks (that have been indoctrinated into hating whitey for no reason at all) will be part of the new anti-American death squads. I am beginning to wonder if some of the forest fires are being set. With the stats you have posted it makes it even scarier. Remember these elitists at the top use war to decrease the birth rate and the world population. I have heard many of them state that there are too many people living on this planet. Another point is that many Mexicans believe they have the right to declare some of our states as part of Mexico. They have rights, but do not owe any sort of allegiance to the United States of America.

    • Interesting. I’ve heard rumors of population control also. To the ‘elites’ we’re all nothing more than pieces on a chessboard. I think the only thing that can hold evil at bay is the truth. The more truth that is exposed, the less publicity stunts like Miley Cyrus will be paid attention to and the more people will take into account what’s really going on in the world.

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