How about the decline in the military signups such that there were not enough soldiers to enforce governance over such a large empire, leading the Romans to outsource border defense to Attilla? (Who then blackmailed them into larger and larger payments?)

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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