TITLE

AMERICA STRETCHED THIN

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, Michael; Calabresi, Massimo; Carney, James; Thompson, Mark; Crittle, Simon; Crumley, Bruce; Fattah, Hassan; Ghosh, Aparisim; Walt, Vivienne; Ware, Michael
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Time;9/1/2003, Vol. 162 Issue 9, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the issue of whether there are enough U.S. forces in Afghanistan and Iraq to keep the peace. Strategic planning of the U.S. President George W. Bush administration after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks; Expansion of the military to its limits as the U.S. invades lands suspected to be bases for terrorists; How U.S. military leaders are talking about increasing troop strength; Opposition of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to expanding the Army; History of America's military; Focus of the debate on more troops or more reform; Possibility that Congress may increase U.S. troop levels on its own if the administration takes no action. INSET: BLOODY AUGUST.
ACCESSION #
10655006

 

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