Are we heading towards World War III?

No. This may be an unpopular answer. If we can look past the Trump hysteria and focus on what he's doing, you'll understand there is no threat of WW3 in 2017. He is a negotiator, first and foremost which means he's all about diplomacy. And any seasoned negotiator knows you can't bargain from a point of

What would happen if a very small moon or mars colony declares independence?

It depends on a lot of factors. A colony of 60 people will not be self sustaining in the long term without support from Earth. If you are thinking the 60 people will create all their own air, food, water, spare parts, and thrive I think you are

What would happen if America declared war on Islam?

Ronald Reagan liked to say, "We fought the War on Poverty, and poverty won," but I'd simply point out that poverty is still with us fifty years later. The War on Drugs hasn't been a glowing success either.Before declaring war, make sure your opponent either is small enough to destroy entirely, or has a leadership that can usefully

What would happen if China attacked Australia?

With non-nuclear weapons?Well, about 6 months before the planned invasion, news would get out that the Chinese are planning a massive invasion somewhere. You can't achieve that level of readiness without tens or hundreds of thousands of people getting involved, it is impossible to

What if China and India combined?

First of all it's hypothetical, but the question is quite interesting.Let's start then :Size of our new country CHINDIA12.8 million km²Total population of CHINDIAN'S2.7 billion people ( about 39% of total population)Total border length37,000km (approximately)This was the geography of CHINDIA.Now, let's move on to military of CHINDIAActive Duty Military Personnel

What would happen if China declared war on India today?

Personally, I was a Chinese who once stayed in new Delhi, At the time of the border conflict between China and India, I was also in India, which was the most sensitive time.But from beginning to end, I felt that the two

If you are the general of the military of an alien race with space travel, how do you go about attacking and conquering Earth?

What an interesting twist on this question; a plausible reason to abstain from orbital bombardments. Yet, this constraint of wanting an unspoiled colony does not preclude our hypothetical aggressors  from genocide.So that is what this little exercise becomes:1) The planet's native flora/fauna must be preserved, except in

What would happen if Russia declared war on Mongolia?

Mongolia has very few people and practically no power to stop the invasion.It will be Ukraine all over again .the entire international community will put sanctions on Russia This time even Russia's allies might not support Russia as the incident was unjustified.the already strained Russian economy will go into further depression Oil will

In the actual event of an alien invasion, how long would humanity last?

Here we go.As far as motives are concerned, that's not as easy as it may seem. It can't be natural resources, since these are abundant throughout solar systems. Asteroid mining is a completely reasonable perspective, even from our own standpoint.The logical conclusion would be that it has

Who would win in a war between just Canada and Russia?

I want you to think really hard on this one. Just think hard.The obvious answer is russia, even though Canada is across the world and is huuuuuuge, they cant to anything. lemme give you an exampleRussia declares war on Canada for its vast amounts of maple

What would happen if Indonesia declared war on Singapore?

I have no idea exactly what would happen - but, some very heavy hitters would probably get involved quickly to try to calm things down in that part of the world. It is a global imperative that the Strait of Malacca remain open

What would happen if the US was invaded?

It's been very popular on the Internet to quote Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto as having at one tine said ,

Could Brazil invade and conquer Venezuela if Jair Bolsonaro was elected and teamed up with Trump?

The Brazilian communication media has been opposing Jair Bolsonaro all the time and selling a fake image of him.Bolsonaro has been a military man in his youth and after that he has been a congress man last 27 years. By the way,

Who will win the next race war?

I'd be surprised if their was one. The planets latest generations who are taking charge are largely non-racist in comparison to the previous generations who are starting to cede control. That's not to say their aren't racist people- their will always be racist people as long as their are differences between two peoples skin tones. (And I

Who would win in a war between Russia and the US?

In a very rare instance I am going to slightly disagree with my good friend Dan and any that say it would go nuclear. I would like to first say that I do agree with him and echo that it is unlikely there would be any

What would happen if China declared war on India today?

Personally, I was a Chinese who once stayed in new Delhi, At the time of the border conflict between China and India, I was also in India, which was the most sensitive time.But from beginning to end, I felt that the two

Who would win if humans and all insects went to war?

Humans: Much larger than insects. Have the best brain in the planet. Can use their body more efficiently than other animals.Insects: Much, much smaller than humans. Doesn't have any higher brain function. Can use their body to do some things excellently, but suck at others.Seems an easy win for humans?Wrong!Insects

How long could Canada hold off an invasion from the U.S. if they decided to declare war?

No, we could not. Canada has about 100,000 troops (active and reserve) while the US has over a million. Canada has 78 combat aircraft, the US has 3000 plus. Canada has 100 tanks, the US has over 5000+. Canada has

What would happen if America declared war on Islam?

Ronald Reagan liked to say, "We fought the War on Poverty, and poverty won," but I'd simply point out that poverty is still with us fifty years later. The War on Drugs hasn't been a glowing success either.Before declaring war, make sure your opponent either is small enough to destroy entirely, or has a leadership that can usefully

Does the U.S. have a plan for alien invasion?

It's my understanding that the Pentagon has had planners come up with alien invasion scenarios and possible responses by our armed forces. I don't believe an alien attack is very likely. And if it does happen, our attempts to resist will

In the actual event of an alien invasion, how long would humanity last?

Here we go.As far as motives are concerned, that's not as easy as it may seem. It can't be natural resources, since these are abundant throughout solar systems. Asteroid mining is a completely reasonable perspective, even from our own standpoint.The logical conclusion would be that it has

Who would win in a war between China and Russia?

Hypothetical scenario 1War is in these years and Russia is ready to use nuclear weapons. Have a look on numbers of the nuclear warheads of both powers:Russia: 7,300 warheadsChina: 260 warheads or probably more (see also The nuclear arsenals of China and the U.S.: Plans for a future armageddon)And also

What would happen if the US was invaded?

It's been very popular on the Internet to quote Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto as having at one tine said ,

What will happen if a war breaks out between North Korea and the U.S.?

Japan and South Korea will suddenly find themselves in Kim's crosshairs. Right now, North Korea has hundreds of artilery pieces pointed at South Korea's capital, Seoul. If war were to break out, I'm quite certain Kim would order the shelling of Seoul, leading to the death

What if China and India combined?

First of all it's hypothetical, but the question is quite interesting.Let's start then :Size of our new country CHINDIA12.8 million km²Total population of CHINDIAN'S2.7 billion people ( about 39% of total population)Total border length37,000km (approximately)This was the geography of CHINDIA.Now, let's move on to military of CHINDIAActive Duty Military Personnel

Can the US win a simultaneous war against Canada and Mexico, if the war happened today?

Certainly, but it would not be a sure thing.Assuming Canada and Mexico get no help, and the U.S. is willing to fight a war of attrition, they are more than capable of grinding down both nations to nothing. They are also capable of

If you are the general of the military of an alien race with space travel, how do you go about attacking and conquering Earth?

What an interesting twist on this question; a plausible reason to abstain from orbital bombardments. Yet, this constraint of wanting an unspoiled colony does not preclude our hypothetical aggressors  from genocide.So that is what this little exercise becomes:1) The planet's native flora/fauna must be preserved, except in

Could the UNSC defend Earth from an Imperial invasion?

Have you ever read Ender's Shadow? The protaganist, Bean, who is a also a superb tactician, comments on Vauban's fortifications for France. To summarize, the problem with defending Earth (or any planet, for that matter) is that you're defending a 3D environment, which allows

What is the easiest way for aliens to destroy humanity without destroying Earth?

Well...lets say history repeats itself. Like in the French and Indian war, part of it was one by the spread of smallpox. Aliens, probably being immune to viruses on their own 'planet' could easily use a smoke bomb or even blankets carrying their own genetic viruses in a busy place; New York. Disease would spread quickly. Sooner or later

Who would win in a war between human and animals?

Humans would easily win in a war with animals.The human race has been the cause of countless different species going into extinction and the cause of the destruction of countless other habitats. We have automatic machine guns, strongly crafted daggers, jets, tanks, and freaking nuclear weapons.Animals have claws.

What if China declares war against the USA?

China will not declare war because then it would shoulder the blame for the damage. Instead, it will play agent provocateur goading others to fire the first shot. Then it can play

What would happen if Chechnya declared war on Ireland?

What would happen if Chechnya declared war on Ireland?Absolutely nothing. Chechnya's just a region of Russia, not a country. A region of one country

What would happen if all bacteria declared war on humans?

Oh, DEAR!Help! Someone call the DOCTOR!!#drwhofanNo, seriously, we would all be in big trouble, Millions of Bacteria live in and outside our bodies, they are in the Air we breath, in the Food we eat and in the Water we drink. (It would be a short time before the bacteria KILLED everyone)Sounds like a MOVIE plot......Scott BaileyBlogger/Writer AD2018

Who will win the next race war?

I'd be surprised if their was one. The planets latest generations who are taking charge are largely non-racist in comparison to the previous generations who are starting to cede control. That's not to say their aren't racist people- their will always be racist people as long as their are differences between two peoples skin tones. (And I

Can America win a war against Israel?

The US of A certainly wouldn't lose. Depending on what win means then yes America certainly can.There's a fun device that gets referred to the nuclear football, this has the power to more or less let human civilization and progress come screeching to a halt. America sits on a nuclear arsenal of somewhere around 5,000–6,000 nuclear missiles,

Could Britain win a war against Russia?

If Britain tried to invade Russia then no, if Russia tried to invade Britain then yes as article 5 of NATO would be triggered and the western world would come to Britain's defense. The two countries are quite far away geographically

How could we hypothetically detect an alien mother ship approaching Earth, and how would governments prepare for such a scenario?

The ship would be detected within hours of appearing, from the heat it radiates rather than by visible light. Contrary to sci-fi, there's no stealth in space. The background temperature is only slightly above absolute zero, and any vessel carrying organic life has to

Will Russia be alone if war breaks out against NATO?

No I do not think there will be war with NATO over this nerve agent skirmish in the UK,and Russia has always been alone in this fight with the west and its most certainly going to be alone.China has tactifully created a niche for itself amongst the world leaders and is not going to

Does the U.S. have a plan for alien invasion?

It's my understanding that the Pentagon has had planners come up with alien invasion scenarios and possible responses by our armed forces. I don't believe an alien attack is very likely. And if it does happen, our attempts to resist will

What would happen if someone declared war on Antarctica?

I'll let you know. I declared war on them last week,

Who would win in a war between US and NATO against Russia and China?

Despite Russia and China having major economical base, NATO were the US its atualy a member and not a single country, would win these just because of the influence they have, the area they have, the standardization of the military wich helps the military logistics a lot, the bigger number of partners including powerfull ones like Israel

What if China and India combined?

First of all it's hypothetical, but the question is quite interesting.Let's start then :Size of our new country CHINDIA12.8 million km²Total population of CHINDIAN'S2.7 billion people ( about 39% of total population)Total border length37,000km (approximately)This was the geography of CHINDIA.Now, let's move on to military of CHINDIAActive Duty Military Personnel

What would happen if Indonesia declared war on Singapore?

I have no idea exactly what would happen - but, some very heavy hitters would probably get involved quickly to try to calm things down in that part of the world. It is a global imperative that the Strait of Malacca remain open

What would a conventional war between the US and Russia look like?

Should such a confrontation occur, the main battlegrounds would be in Eastern Europe, between NATO & the Russian Federation (Crimea could be one of the first major battlefields), and in the Asia-Pacific with extremely tense air & naval warfare or even island-hopping between the USA, Russia

Who would win in a war between Russia and the US?

In a very rare instance I am going to slightly disagree with my good friend Dan and any that say it would go nuclear. I would like to first say that I do agree with him and echo that it is unlikely there would be any