Is Europe more of a war mongeror than the United States?

Posted by: Wolf_Fang

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What about the Spanish American War, or the recent wars in the Middle East?
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Think of the Crusades, the Hundred Years' War, Napoleanic Wars, World War 1, World War 2, and the others!
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Forthelulz says2015-06-15T23:50:30.8846347-05:00
Europe has been more of a warmongeror than the US, because they've had more time to do it. However, more recently, Europe is stable, and it's the Middle East that's the hotzone these days.
TBR says2015-06-15T23:55:28.2575533-05:00
"Since 1776, America has been at war 222 out of 239 years. When I saw this statistical meme going around on Facebook, which was posted by Mint Press News, I did not believe that the US has only seen 17 years of no combat, so I had to check it out for myself." Well that's sobering.
Kreakin says2015-06-16T04:50:49.5857576-05:00
The current conflict in Ukraine all kicked off over the US wanting to put missile defense systems on Russia's borders and the potential loss of their naval bases in Syria and the Black sea. Sure it goes back further but that's the recent punctuation mark if you know what I mean.
dirtfarm says2015-06-16T05:36:56.2293567-05:00
Question omits clear historical timeline, hinting at recent conflicts with question added to 'No' answer. USA is clear winner since 1950s to date. Europe's pre 1800's was creating pre-emptive wars to expand empire, greedily acquiring 'colonies'
Emilrose says2015-06-16T12:16:00.2677772-05:00
NO. The answer to this should be judged on *current* times only--and the U.S has created and contributed to war more wars than Europe in modern times. The Middle East is just one example.
UtherPenguin says2015-06-16T15:00:27.1045548-05:00
@58539672 I'm pretty sure the Akkadians were the ones that started imperialism :\
58539672 says2015-06-16T19:07:28.3106828-05:00
@UtherPenguin Fair enough. Let me rephrase that. They were the ones that started the Age of New Imperialism that lasted between 1870s-1914 that resulted in large portions of the world being conquered and ruled by European nations.
rafalaf says2015-06-20T16:33:56.7386360-05:00
Even though Europe had a ton of wars back then, right now no european countries go to the other side of the world to fight somone. It's just not logical! I'm suprised the US did that! I mean after all it's the other side of the world!
58539672 says2015-06-20T20:45:56.1895000-05:00
We're still feeling the effects of some of those wars. If it was ancient history then I wouldn't even consider it in my decision, but a lot of the conflicts and problems in the world can still be traced back to Europe.
SamanthatheConservative says2017-01-01T10:47:27.4586922Z
Libtards with their name calling. Lol!
reece says2017-01-01T12:59:16.4631405Z
@SamanthatheConservative Be careful of the invisible hand grabbing you by the... Forget it. Do you understand all the references? The invisible hand of capitalism, Christianity and Trump. Which would you like to start with?
reece says2017-01-01T13:01:28.7178137Z
Christianity, Trump and the invisible hand of capitalism. That would make more sense.

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