The meaning of the term "balanced forces" is unhappily a tricky one. It cannot be reduced to any simple equation such as X plus Y plus Z, or army plus navy plus air force, equals national security.
Turner, Gordon B.
"Diplomatic Aspects of Unbalanced Military Frces,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 10
, Article 3.
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