Dust-Up: America's military power

Phillip Carter and Austin Bay debate American military preparedness.

  • Leaner, meaner military

    Was the digital/lighter force the right model? How has it worked out in recent operations? All this week, Phillip Carter and Austin Bay debate American military preparedness.

  • Surge or purge?

    Is the surge working? Is there any hope in Iraq? All this week, Phillip Carter and Austin Bay debate American military preparedness.

  • Draft or no draft?

    Should the United States institute mass military conscription? All this week, Phillip Carter and Austin Bay debate American military preparedness.

  • When is an army broken?

    Are the U.S. armed forces "broken," "stretched," "challenged somewhat," "basically fine," or some other descriptor? All this week, Phillip Carter and Austin Bay debate American military preparedness.

  • Warriors at the limit

    Does the United States need a bigger military? All this week, Phillip Carter and Austin Bay debate American military preparedness.

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