Should Congress Approve Legislation Reinstating the Military Draft? Pro

Rangel, Charles B.
May 2004
Congressional Digest;May2004, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p142
The war against terrorism declared by U.S. President George W. Bush and his administration will require sending thousand of U.S. troops into combat in Iraq. The U.S. Congress has approved the legislation to authorize the U.S. President for continuing war against terrorism. The author discusses pros and cons related to approval of congressional resolution on the issue. According to the author, the Administration has yet to address the question of whether military is of sufficient strength and size to meet present and future commitments. Those who would lead the U.S. into war have the obligation to support an all-out mobilization of Americans for the war effort, including mandatory national service.


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