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JHBowden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-24-05 11:08 AM
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Which Asian country has the most powerful military?
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Any guesses? (It isn't China)
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  -Which Asian country has the most powerful military? JHBowden  Jun-24-05 11:08 AM   #0 
  - Vietnam  whistle   Jun-24-05 11:09 AM   # 
  - India  Sick_of_Rethuggery   Jun-24-05 11:09 AM   #1 
  - Nope.  JHBowden   Jun-24-05 11:11 AM   #2 
     - Japan  billbuckhead   Jun-24-05 11:11 AM   #5 
  - North Korea...  formerrepuke   Jun-24-05 11:11 AM   #3 
  - indonesia  maxsolomon   Jun-24-05 11:11 AM   #4 
  - China, Japan, and South Korea are ranked 3rd, 4th, and 11th ...  TahitiNut   Jun-24-05 11:11 AM   #6 
  - Russia  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-05 11:14 AM   #7 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-24-05 11:14 AM   #8 
  - Beatcha by THAT much!  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-05 11:15 AM   #10 
  - China could beat anyone in any war simply because of numbers  liberal N proud   Jun-24-05 11:15 AM   #9 
  - A Billion Chinese don't stack up  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-05 11:17 AM   #15 
     - the Russian air force & navy is more advanced, too  NewJeffCT   Jun-24-05 11:39 AM   #28 
  - depends on what you classify as 'powerful'  drfunk   Jun-24-05 11:15 AM   #11 
  - Russia is Eurasian  drfunk   Jun-24-05 11:17 AM   #14 
  - Qualitatively I go with Japan.  JHBowden   Jun-24-05 11:29 AM   #24 
     - Fastest GROWING does not mean Most Powerful  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-05 11:33 AM   #26 
        - In dollars, Japan is spending the most.  JHBowden   Jun-24-05 11:47 AM   #29 
           - spending doesn't necessarily mean power  fryguy   Jun-24-05 11:56 AM   #30 
  - China  Chef   Jun-24-05 11:16 AM   #12 
  - It's Singapore. BTW Russia isn't in Asia. n/t  jeanarrett   Jun-24-05 11:16 AM   #13 
  - Really?  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-05 11:19 AM   #16 
  - you better check yours  drfunk   Jun-24-05 11:20 AM   #17 
     - Russia is still an Asian country  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-05 11:29 AM   #25 
  - singapore isnt the most powerful  drfunk   Jun-24-05 11:22 AM   #19 
  - Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau  fryguy   Jun-24-05 11:21 AM   #18 
  - yeh i suspected it would be something like that  drfunk   Jun-24-05 11:23 AM   #20 
  - Israel?  Devlzown   Jun-24-05 11:24 AM   #21 
  - uh, none of them  Lexingtonian   Jun-24-05 11:27 AM   #22 
  - china is at least 20 years away from challenging the usa  madrchsod   Jun-24-05 11:28 AM   #23 
  - CMon You Guys  berni_mccoy   Jun-24-05 11:34 AM   #27 
  - South Korea?  supernova   Jun-24-05 12:00 PM   #31 
  - Actually now that i think about. It's the US Navy  billbuckhead   Jun-24-05 11:41 PM   #32 
  - Japan  paulk   Jun-25-05 12:19 AM   #33 
  - Laos, Cambodia, Lebanon...  sakabatou   Jun-25-05 01:00 AM   #34 
  - Pakistan? n/t  eridani   Jun-25-05 01:04 AM   #35 
 

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