World War IV Daily

10.30.2005

10.30.2005

OIF

Iraqi Deaths Estimated At 26,000
>>> Note that this number is from insurgent attacks only, and is since January 2004. Though an estimate, the number seems awfully inflated for a period of 22 months.
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DEFENSE & TECHNOLOGY

Why The Army Doesn't Want More Troops >>> Basic quality vs. quantity. Another important point not mentioned in the article is that World War IV is a very asymmetrical war, which therefore requires smaller groups of soldiers. For example, Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan was won chiefly with special operations troops and air support.
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