Mano, D. Keith
February 1983
National Review;2/18/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p200
The article reflects on the state of resistance to the draft in the U.S. in 1983. It criticizes the opposition of rabbi Lynn Gottlieb to the draft. It explains the position of conservatives on the issue. It argues that it is difficult to dismantle the draft mechanism completely despite the proliferation of positive attitudes toward volunteer service. It also criticizes the advocates of conscientious objection who use a take-off on the U.S. Army theme for their poster. It justifies the implementation of the draft based on the change in the nature of warfare.


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