War is and always has been about power.
Look no further that the British, the Spanish the Italians sending out their explorers with the attention of expanding their empires.
There have been wars over race and religion since the beginning of man.
The French and Napoleonic Wars
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On a superficial level, it would seem America’s wars only affect people and places outside the country’s borders – in the land where the war is waged.
However, this is a misguided understanding ignoring the downstream effects of war.
In truth, the warfare state and the welfare state both have the same end.
They concentrate power in the central government.
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