#9286152, By RelaxedMikki The History Thread

  • RelaxedMikki 11 Jan 2013 14:35:56 2,471 posts
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    Is there a historical precedent for dominant nations crippling themselves with the cost of maintaining military spend? (I am thinking of Eisenhower's 'military industrial complex' speech and wether the Roman or some other empire (British?) has crumbled in part because it could no longer pay for it's military?)
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