Both advocates and critics of America’s military dominance often point that the American military budget is larger than all of the defense budgets combined of the other top 10 nations. We feel that’s a great thing. Why? Because as British historian Andrew Roberts points out, a world with a weaker American military will mean a world with more war, terror, and misery. Many of the 20th century’s conflicts are a case study in what happens when America’s military shrinks. Much of what’s happening today in Russia and the Middle East is a similar case study. The U.S. military must remain dominant. In 5 minutes, learn why.