This hardly seems like "Disarming America."We should expand our ground forces by adding 65,000 soldiers to the army and 27,000 marines. Bolstering these forces is about more than meeting quotas. We must recruit the very best and invest in their capacity to succeed. That means providing our servicemen and servicewomen with first-rate equipment, armor, incentives, and training — including in foreign languages and other critical skills. Each major defense program should be reevaluated in light of current needs, gaps in the field, and likely future threat scenarios. Our military will have to rebuild some capabilities and transform others. At the same time, we need to commit sufficient funding to enable the National Guard to regain a state of readiness.[full Obamablather athttp://www.foreignaffairs.org/20070701faessay86401-p20/barack-obama/renewing-american-leadership.html He may be a dove compared to McCain. But that's like saying that Fatah is pro-Israel compared to Hamas.
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