Is the US Military Too Small?

US Army Size 2016: Fewest Active Soldiers Since World War II As Pentagon Reduces Troops via International Business Times

US Army Size 2016: Fewest Active Soldiers Since World War II As Pentagon Reduces Troops
via International Business Times

The long con of military decline: How the right uses the armed forces to lie about America via Salon.com

The long con of military decline: How the right uses the armed forces to lie about America
via Salon.com

THE BASICS: Bruce Wright of the International Business Times says the US army is smallest its been since the 1940s and continues to shrink, while Dan Ostlund of Salon says the Republicans have been using the size of the military for political gains for the last century.