WHO’S WITH US HERE?….You know,

WHO’S WITH US HERE?….You know, Tom Spencer asks a question I’ve been idly curious about myself: if the Spanish and the Portuguese are so committed to our cause, why aren’t they offering any troops? Ditto for Bulgaria, Italy, Poland, and everyone else colored green on this map.

Even a token batallion or two would be pretty useful as “multilateral” cover, wouldn’t they? And if the American commanders think they’d be more trouble than they’re worth, they could at least play a support role of some kind.

Somehow, though, I have a feeling that in most of these countries troops can only be committed with the consent of the legislature. And we all know how that went in Turkey….

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