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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Forget two-front war, U.S. can't fight one

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)A national defense analyst says the U.S. military has lost its ability to fight a prolonged conventional war because of President Obama.

"Thirty years ago, we had 350,000," Lt. Col. Robert Maginnis (USA-Ret.) says of the U.S. armed forces. "Now we're down to 60 to 65,000 and most of those are not fighters."

F-16 fighter aircraftThe Pentagon announced last year that the U.S. military would shrink to numbers the mirror pre-World War II levels.

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