A Short Discussion about World Deployment of U.S. Troops

Jump to Last Post 1-4 of 4 discussions (16 posts)
  1. paradigmsearch profile image91
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    This critter will never make a dime, but I wrote it anyway.

    Comments are solicited, even negative ones.

    http://paradigmsearch.hubpages.com/hub/ … Bases-Base

    1. Reality Bytes profile image80
      Reality Bytesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I think you have written a great hub.  I agree fully with your opinions.   The Countries that benefit from the Security provided with taxpayer dollars is priceless.

      We should demand payment for our services not the other way around.


      I am going to post a Facebook link for you.  smile

      1. paradigmsearch profile image91
        paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you, R.B.! smile smile smile

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
          Hollie Thomasposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Same here, read, liked, FB'd and Tweeted.

          1. paradigmsearch profile image91
            paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Thanks, Hollie. Who knows? Maybe this hub will actually end up doing some good.

          2. paradigmsearch profile image91
            paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            If I were to put a whitehouse.gov link in the hub, do you think they would reciprocate? big_smile

            1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
              Hollie Thomasposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              I think you should give it a shot!!!!!....alarm bells (have you seen the movie conspiracy theory?) I don't think it matters what Whitehouse.gov think, what matters is what the people who read your hub think. Now, if we can get a good number of people to read that hub and reciprocate...That big white building might be forced to listen, and claim it was their idea in the first place of course.big_smile

    2. Quilligrapher profile image84
      Quilligrapherposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      <snipped quote from Hub>

      Good evening, Paradigm.

      I read your solution with a great deal of interest. Your extensive effort and excellent delivery are apparent from start to finish. I commend you for a high quality presentation.

      I have to admit my total ignorance about the subject matter. Global military strategy, diplomatic negotiations, enemy threat analysis, and evaluation of costs and benefits are all far beyond my comprehension. Of course, I have no idea about your level of expertise but I know that I have none. Consequently, the assumptions from your hub stated above, in particular your summation that the necessity of our military presence is determined by the host country’s acceptance of a new lease is confusing to me. It certainly runs contrary to the opinion of Tim Kane, Ph.D and a Research Fellow in Macroeconomics in the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation. He writes, “the first priority in deployment strategy is not a particular foreign government’s desire to keep a certain number of American troops in its country, but the American need to align its forces against contemporary and future threats.” http://www.heritage.org/Research/Report … -1950-2003

      In the end, Paradigm, while I respect your assumptions and conclusions, I must delay my own conclusion until I have read a bit more.

      Thanks again for an interesting and topical read.

      1. paradigmsearch profile image91
        paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Please delete what you replicated from my hub. I don't want duplicate content issues. Thanks. smile

      2. paradigmsearch profile image91
        paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        And this particular hub has no problem with any dissenting opinions that happen to show up there. big_smile

  2. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 6 years ago
    1. paradigmsearch profile image91
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      ...

  3. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 6 years ago

    Haven't a clue but there ya go.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image91
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks. smile

  4. mel22 profile image58
    mel22posted 6 years ago

    Liked the article, the intent seems good , but i'm still up in the air whether Americans should even be there. Maybe the host countries are realizing that Americans are becoming targets, and are becoming a liability by having them there. Look at all the Embassy and few military base bombings that happen in other countries ,once there. Maybe they are thinking the protection is actually bringing in the terrorism against it. Not that i'm agreeing with terrorists just that this may be the new mentality and the reason for many leases expiring without renewing.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image91
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I liked the comment you left on my hub. Thanks. smile

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)