Thursday, December 21, 2006

Bush to Kerry: Increasing Size of Military Would Make Country ‘Less Safe’

Today Bush announced his intention to increase the overall size of the Army, acknowledging that current forces were stressed. The Washington Post reports he
’s considering an increase of 50-70,000 troops. On June 3, 2004, John Kerry proposed expanding the Army by 40,000 troops. Bush quickly slammed the proposal as unnecessary and counter-productive.

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