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Old 06-13-2019, 08:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Velocity View Post
I've heard that nowadays you don't lose your U.S. citizenship except under pretty extreme circumstances, and that you are for the most part perfectly fine serving in a foreign military, as long as it's a US-friendly nation like Denmark or Ireland. Joining an adversary like Iran or North Korea, though, would put you in serious jeopardy.
Gibbon observed that it became easy to acquire Roman citizenship at the same time that it ceased to have any value. I think that something of the same sort is happening to American citizenship now.