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George Bush’s War Advisor Pushes For Conscription

by | 12th, August 2007

YOU need a bigger Army to fight the bigger war. But not everyone want to be a hero. So before you invade Iran you call up 50 Cent, Justin Timberlake and a couple of David Beckham’s new teammates:

WASHINGTON (AP) – Frequent tours for U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan have stressed the all-volunteer force and made it worth considering a return to a military draft, President Bush’s new war adviser said Friday.

“I think it makes sense to certainly consider it,” Army Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute said in an interview with National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.”

“And I can tell you, this has always been an option on the table. But ultimately, this is a policy matter between meeting the demands for the nation’s security by one means or another,” Lute added in his first interview since he was confirmed by the Senate in June.



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