Among voters who oppose military exercises in their state, 82% are concerned that the federal government has greater control in mind. Just 34% of those who favor the exercises share that concern.
, established as a military training exercise between the U.S. and Thailand in 1982, has gone on to become the largest multinational military exercise in Southeast Asia.
Only 21% believe the government’s decision to conduct military training exercises in some states is an infringement on the rights of the citizens in those states. Sixty-two percent (62%) disagree. Sixteen percent (16%) are not sure.
A massive military exercise planned in states across the American West has touched off a political firestorm, with several top Texas officials now questioning the military’s plans – if only to calm the Internet and constituent furor surrounding it.
|Russian military take part in the Indo-Russian joint military exercise "INDRA 2013", to improve capabilities for carrying out anti-terrorist operations at Mahajan field firing range near India-Pakistan border in Thar desert of Rajasthan on Oct. 20, 2013. Under the drills, a joint Russian-Indian command planed and carried out an anti-terrorist operation, involving the destruction of illegal armed formations during the week long military. (Xinhua) |