Some articles on war potential, war, wars:
... According to the Japanese government, “‘war potential’ in paragraph two means force exceeding a minimum level necessary for self-defense ... Anything at or below that level does not constitute war potential.” Apparently when the SDF was created, “since the capability of the SDF was inadequate to sustain a modern war, it ... and would like to detach Japan from international wars ...
... take the place of the heavy industrial products which formed most of Germany's pre-war exports. 1947 it was estimated that 4,160,000 German former prisoners of war, by General Dwight D ... in countries that in Western Europe was nearly pre-war normal" ...
Famous quotes containing the words potential and/or war:
“It can be fairly argued that the highest priority for mankind is to save itself from extinction. However, it can also be argued that a society that neglects its children and robs them of their human potential can extinguish itself without an external enemy.”
—Selma Fraiberg (20th century)
“There is something to be said for government by a great aristocracy which has furnished leaders to the nation in peace and war for generations; even a Democrat like myself must admit this. But there is absolutely nothing to be said for government by a plutocracy, for government by men very powerful in certain lines and gifted with the money touch, but with ideals which in their essence are merely those of so many glorified pawnbrokers.”
—Theodore Roosevelt (18581919)