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What do you think about the commitment of 2,500 U.S. Marines to Australia?

OK, but we are getting spread too thin, with wars not yet finished in Iraq and Afghanistan.
10% (168 votes)
Important. We have a significant interest in stabilizing that part of the world.
27% (440 votes)
Odd, given that our nation is trying to reduce the cost of defense spending going forward.
21% (347 votes)
Ridiculous. We have no compelling reason to commit troops anywhere than the primary theaters in the war against terrorism.
41% (664 votes)
Total votes: 1619


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  1. Hope the 2,500 men and women have a great time. But this is a ridiculous attempt by the administration to look pro-active on security. 2,500? It is a joke!

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