THANKS TO CALL ME ISHMAEL
The U.S.A.'S DEFENCE BUDGET IS NOW ONE TRILLION DOLLARS. Want to see what that looks like? Well it is 10,000 pallets of $100 bills, as represented in the picture above. The figure bottom left is a person standing, so that you can get the perspective.
AND WE CAN'T, (I include the U.K. and NATO in this), beat some rag arsed, bearded Taliban with no equipment, in Afghanistan.