IRAQI ARMY

One can always count on Stephen Green to put things in their proper perspective. Upon reading that half of the new recruits for the Iraqi army have quit:

Well, if the entire army quit during war, I suppose half of them quitting during relative peace sounds about right.

Heh.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.