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The Most Powerful Army That You've Never Heard Of

Discussion in 'Arab Defence Forum' started by al-Hasani, Nov 14, 2014.

  1. livingdead

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    your signature is soo offensive.. :close_tema:
     
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    qaum ki beti... neemo caught showing his tharak.
     
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    the Army of God
     
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    No Israel just used phosphorus and blew peoples living rooms up.
     
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    Kaddaffy and Saddam , in the Arab mind had the most powerful armies in the world. In fact Libya was just like mega dealership of armement. Both Iraqi and Libyan army melted like a 3rd grade butter, when bullets start flying. Now, the UAE is shown as the little Emirate that could. You all got to be kidding!
    If they are that potent, why the need of Foreign army bases?
    In the whole UAE there is only one man..her
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    It does look like PDF become a bizarre bazar of snake oil.
     
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    Looks like UAE has the strongest and most effective military in the Muslim world.
     
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    for their size and population they seem strong...well at least equipment wise, but can they project that power beyond their borders??? no...so it doesn't really matter.
     
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    a valid point.
     
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    good for you..............
     
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    @Oscar; do only Equipment and various kinds of thingamajigs make or constitute an Army?
    I am afraid not.........not by quite a long shot. Then even the Armed Forces of KSA would be up there.....with the best in the world. Its not.
    An Army (or any force) needs to have a professional ethos, and most importantly a group of people aka soldiers who are willing to kill or die for their own country.
    Just as an illustration; let me tell you about my experience in Kuwait after it was liberated from Saddam's occupation. I was in a team that was in Kuwait immediately after that to set up a civilian sea-lift effort to rapidly build up the Coalition Forces. The stories that I heard from locals there were interesting and even grossly amusing as to what their Govt and Armed Forces did to defend them!

    The main thing is that the Forces in UAE or elsewhere in the Gulf States/ Kingdoms and GCC are solely intended to protect and preserve the Ruling Families, period.
    How well they can and will do that is still a matter for speculation.
     
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    Ok-
    On paper- Yes--
    Region- must be Middle East no where else-
    Fact: once Iraq and Libya were also the most powerful paper army you've never heard of-
    End Result- All Bogus claims-
    Ok-
     
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    Thread title is misleading, should be rising power of middle east or something.
     
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    It isn't even a rising power , it's a more likely a buying power boulimia....If it was a rising power, what did the US judge his coalition with arab air forces extremely negative, that they had to call in the Canadians, the Aussies and put their own troops in the front line to designate targets. Arabs are used to farm out their battles to others, a fact of their past and reality of their future and we are witnessing it today....
     
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    Some interesting facts about UAE army
     
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    What a nonsense . So, why KSA spending much more on defense, what the KSA threat perception for such lot of spending?