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A Russian general is giving a lecture at a military academy. During the question and answer period, a cadet asks, “Sir, do you think we’re ever going to have a war with China?”
“Unfortunately,” the general replies, “that is quite possible.”
“But that means we’re done for!” exclaims the cadet. “How could we possibly win? There’s nearly a billion and a half of them, and less than 150 million of us!”
“Now now, young man,” replies the general, “don’t be so defeatist. Numbers aren’t everything. Look at Israel — they’ve only got five million people, and they’ve been holding their own against 100 million Arabs for sixty years!”
“Yes Sir, you’re absolutely right!” says the cadet. “Thank you! But I do have one more question. Do we have enough Jews?”