Bush Proposes $11 Billion Troop Strength Rise, Says Terrorists Seek WMD

Ahearn, Dave
January 2007
Defense Daily;1/25/2007, Vol. 233 Issue 15, p5
Market Research Report
The article focuses on the increase in the size of the U.S. Armed Forces proposed by President George W. Bush in his annual State of the Union address. The president said that the country faces a totalitarian threat from groups such as Shia and Sunni extremists, and also assailed al Qaeda, while defending the war in Iraq. In his six years in office, Bush has led the country in developing a multi-layered ballistic missile defense (BMD) shield. Efforts of Iran to produce nuclear materials was also opposed by the U.S.


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