Best way to diminish the military, keep them in no win situations (Afghanistan) or putting them in harms way in wars we have no business getting involved with (ME and Africa).
Bring our troops home and use them only when and where the US is directly threatened.
“Bring our troops home and use them only when and where the US is directly threatened.”
And I’d like to not send anyone in harm’s way until we have a firm idea of (1) what victory looks and like, and (2) an exit strategy upon victory.
These open-ended conflicts just put our finest slowly through the meat grinder.
Don’t we ever learn?