In particular, have you guesstimated the total number of ground troops required - including line-of- communication and base troops? Have you calculated the size of the base facilities required, such as main ordnance depots, workshops and hospitals? Have you considered where these should be located? Have you considered how long it would take to put this military infrastructure and the international army group in place?
If you have not done these things, your call to arms is no more than self-gratifying rhetoric.
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