Bring Back the Draft!

This editorial from Thomas E. Ricks, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security and the author of “The Generals: American Military Command From World War II to Today,” forthcoming in October, states an opinion that I totally agree with: bring back the draft.

I believe every 18 year old should spend 2 years in the military before attending college or beginning a life outside of school. This is what many, many smaller countries in the world do.

As Mr. Ricks states, it would avoid unnecessary wars and everyone would think twice about national aggression if their son/daughter were on a plane to the next war zone.

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