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alucard asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 1 month ago

Is the US army powerful enough to invade and conquer China?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    No. American national defense policy has always held that a land war against Russia or China cannot be won with ground forces.  The weapon of choice for Americans is the same today as it was 60 years ago.  Thousands of tactical nuclear weapons for the purpose of quickly  killing millions of enemy soldiers.  Russia and China combined are no match for America.  24 carrier groups compared to one carrier group.

    Our most deadly weapons are secret.  Here's a hint.  Thanks to SpaceX, the U.S. Army has already deployed a massive satellite system for automated battle field control.  Millions have seen it as a group of trailing lights in orbit.  The U.S. will soon free Japan of its WW2 restriction to never have a military.  That along will scare the living hell out of China, Russia and North Korea.

  • Zack
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Not even all branches combined are powerful enough. China has over one billion people compared to around two million people in the U.S military. Plus, if we tried conquering China, other countries might use nukes against us.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    No Korea came in second.  Vietnam Lost. Iraq  went back 7 Times because they never finished the Job and now 22 years in Afghanistan without a win

    the Biggest like Nazi Germany is often the worst Not the best

    and the USA can only beat Countries like Columbia alone

    How many times over the past 250 years have they attacked Canada and Lost

    Yes sorry You did Lose the war of 1812 because you failed to annex Canada

    and your thumbs down only show your lack of education

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Probably not. It took us many months to set up a staging area to invade Iraq. I can't imagine   any country bordering China allowing us to use their turf to stage an invasion of China.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    This question is moot since both countries possess a nuclear arsenal and aren't run by crazy leaders. 

    MAD = Mutually Assured Destruction.

  • 1 month ago

    By shear numbers, China would win in ground combat.

    That said, if the US chose to invade China, actual 'boots on the ground' would be the LAST stage. The Air Force and Navy missiles would be employed LONG before the Army even tried to enter China.

  • 1 month ago

    No.   There are over a BILLION Chinese.  Unless we want to use nukes, chemical or biological weapons we would never be able to invade and beat them.  

  • 1 month ago

    He couldn't even take little ol' Vietnam how he gone take China?   The Asians are fierce in battle, a single-armed Vietnamese soldier clutching a rifle was holding off a whole platoon of US soldiers at one time in the war whilst his comrades got into position.

    Sam's strong when she can use her bombs and jets but when she got to fight hand to hand she don't got the heart.  The Chinaman is suicidal but the white man wants to get back to his wife and kids.

  • sam
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    USA cannot even win Vietnam, Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq....

  • 1 month ago

    Not even close.  The fact is that the days of "invading and conquering" are over.  Modern weapons have made that obsolete.

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