Ex-US Commander McChrystal Calls for Reviving Draft

0 Posted by - July 12, 2012 - Big Brother, Conspiracies & Scandals, Military

McChrystal pictured in 2010 AFP Getty Images File Brendan Smialowski via AFP Ex US Commander McChrystal Calls for Reviving DraftThe former US commander in Afghanistan, Stanley McChrystal, has urged that the draft be reinstated to spread the burden of fighting and to instill a sense of shared civic duty among young Americans.

The country’s all-volunteer force has performed with great skill but after more than a decade of war “we’re running very, very hard and at a certain point you can’t expect it to go forever,” McChrystal said at a conference last month.

Apart from the strain on troops and their families after repeated deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, only a small fraction of the population was affected by the conflicts, the general said.

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