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Bush’s Draft Dodge

The president doesn't support a draft, but our Army isn't built to fight a war such as Iraq without one.

Perhaps the only issue in which there is near-total bipartisan unity in Washington is opposition to the draft. Those who oppose continuing the war in Iraq object to the draft for obvious reasons. But supporters of the president’s Iraq policy should not get off so easily.

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Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow

Max Bergmann

Senior Fellow

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