Just One Question

March 2008
National Journal;3/1/2008, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p8
The article presents comments from Andrew Krepinevich, president of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, on the decision of the U.S. Congress to order the Army to grow by 65,000 soldiers in the coming years. He states that the money is there but the problem is that the Army cannot recruit. He explains that without a draft, there is finite limit to how big a force can be formed, and that is another reason why there are so many contractors in the battlefield.


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