If America's armed forces really are becoming a global protection force for oil and other resources, this piece posted on the Alternative Press Review predicts a grim future for those involved. In a recent book a Navy War College professor predicts that the U. S. will have to develop a force that crushes opposition to globalization and maintains access to resources and then stays in distant locales all over the earth indefinitely. It is going to cost a lot and mean few homecomings for soldiers abroad.
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