Mazzetti, Mark
February 2004
U.S. News & World Report;2/9/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 5, p30
Discusses how U.S. troops including the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force must assist in the reconstruction of Iraq. Failure of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to recruit sufficient numbers of replacement troops from other nations; Consideration of how the military deployments of U.S. troops are becoming longer and more frequent; Suggestion that the U.S. needs to recruit additional forces for the military; Strength of the moral among the troops stationed in Iraq; Reliance on the voluntary entry of soldiers into the Army National Guard and Reserves.


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