Originally Posted by fnfalman
NOBODY, not the Japanese or the Germans, had plans to invade America. Attack America, yes. Invade and conquer, no.
That is irrelevant. The real questions are:
1) Were they capable of invading America (probably - they were at least as advanced technologically as we were, and we could have done it)
2) Did we have reason to believe they would invade America if they could (considering they "started the fight" then I would say the answer is yes).