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69 nations have more US troops than Olympic athletes

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

69 nations have more US troops than Olympic athletes


By David Swanson, WarIsACrime.org | Report
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Here is a link to a list of U.S. troops deployed to various nations around the world: US troops. These are permanent deployments openly admitted to by the U.S. military. When U.S. Special Forces drive off a bridge in Mali, as recently happened, we discover that U.S. troops are in Mali in greater numbers than we knew, but those troops aren’t listed here or considered in the calculation below. No secret forces are considered here, no allied forces funded or trained or armed by the United States, and of course no drones.
Here is a link to the number of athletes participating in the 2012 Summer Olympics from countries around the world: Athletes.

Many nations have sent very small delegations. Many nations have a very small U.S. troop presence. In many nations the U.S. troop presence falls just short of or exactly equals the size of the Olympic team..... MORE

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