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  • Decreasing Military Budget

    The United States is cutting troop numbers massively. There are plans “to cut troop levels to pre-World War two levels”. (3(IVD) The Tomahawk cruise missile is a Cold-War weapon system. The Tomahawk cruise missile is still being used today by our navy. The number of Tomahawk cruise missiles purchased is being cut to only 90 this year. During the air campaign in Syria President Barack Obama used nearly 120 of these missiles. This was the navy’s go-to missile. The number of deployed soldiers is being greatly reduced, this is probably because the U.S. is not currently at war. Currently we are “poised to dramatically reduce our military presence in Afghanistan by 2016”. (3(IVD) “The Army, already on a path to its smallest active-duty size since before World War Two, will be cut to about 420,000 soldiers.” (6(IVA) This is a really small number of troops. The number will probably stay the same if not lower until the United States engages into…

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  • Jfk Inaugural Address Analysis

    On January 20, 1961 John Fitzgerald Kennedy took the oath of office to become the 35th president of the United States. At the time Kennedy’s inaugural speech was given, America had been faced with a major threat from the Soviet Union, as the Cold War between these two world superpowers had heightened. JFK’s goal was to preserve peace but in the event of a global crisis, he wanted to ensure that the country was unified into a strong force not to be reckoned with. Many opposed JFK and felt for…

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  • The Biggest Risk Is Not Taking Any Risk Essay

    “The biggest risk is not taking any risk...In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risk. -Mark Zuckerberg. This quote was stated by the author in a interview where he is trying to give helpful advice to early entrepreneurs. This quote basically means if you don 't take a chance that greatly affects your life then you probably will fail because you didn 't even try. This quote fits in our society today because of all the new technology…

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