TCS: Shut the Window, It’s Getting Drafty

TCS has published the piece I mentioned yesterday, retitling it, “Shut the Window, It’s Getting Drafty.” It explains why calls for re-instating military conscription are misguided.

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James Joyner
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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.


  1. ZT Miles says:

    We need to reorganize the military to meet today’s needs. The most obvious step is to disband the Air Force as a separate service and merge its functions back into the Army, where they belong. Strategic bombing was the only mission that required a separate Air Force, and that’s long gone.