Thursday, December 09, 2004

The Draft : Can It Be Avoided?

Col. David Hackworth, US Army (Ret.), writing on the Soldiers for the Truth website, says Army and National Guard recruiting numbers are falling precipitously--and he supplies the data. Is anyone surprised? This is not a war that anyone particularly wanted, or one that was in any way necessary to our national security.

The left has been talking about the reinstitution of the draft. Some among the right have been, too. When will this administration or, for that matter, the media look at our situation in Iraq clearly and objectively? At some point, sane minds have to break out of the PNAC mold...

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