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Army Lowers Standards to Ease Recruitment Crisis

October 4, 2005 - When faced with defeat, move the goalposts: Facing recruiting shortages brought on by the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army has decided to accept a greater number of recruits who score near the bottom of military aptitude tests, the secretary of the Army said Monday.

War Games

May 4, 2005 - To get a sense of how far public sentiment has turned against the Bush Administration's foreign policy, one has to go no further than recruitment figures released by the U.S. Army yesterday. Here's a clip from Reuters:

Playing Army

May 3, 2005 - Definitely check out this piece by Jon Elliston in the Asheville Mountain XPress. The U.S. Army, it seems, has been using civilian areas of cities for secret urban warfare training at night, one recent example being a stealthy assault on Buncombe County Jail in Asheville, N.C.