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Should U.S. military spending be cut in favor of other programs?
U.S. military spending should be lowered in favor of other programs.
Greater military budgets leave more room for inefficiencies and problems.
The United States spending on military, which might be beneficial, is not the most efficient allocation of resources. Resources could be better spent on programs directly increasing quality of life.
The United States Military outspends other nations by a huge amount, showing that its current level of spending is not necessary.
High spending in the military encourages involvement in affairs which the country has no business in.
Lowering military spending could cost thousands of people their jobs.
Reducing Military spending and thus its functions will be a highly long and arduous task.
The Military capabilities of the United states are imperative in creating leverage in negotiations, and acts as a deterrent against combat for other nations.
The US military plays an important role in maintaining peace in other nations. Divestment in the US military would therefore lead to other countries having to increase their security.
It's really important to understand where the funding is going and advocating for specific spending cuts. Of course the US is going to spend vastly more money on their military than other countries.
There are very clear reasons for this
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