Lawrence Korb — American Public Servant born on July 09, 1939,

Lawrence J. Korb, is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and a senior adviser to the Center for Defense Information. He was formerly director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York... (wikipedia)

If Kuwait grew carrots we wouldn't give a damn.
There's been an increase in the number of Iraqis in training, but more Americans are dying and violence is increasing.
This is still a man's profession, with a lot of men who intellectually and emotionally have not accepted that the military could be women's work.
We need to stop spending money on those weapons systems that do not advance national security.
With Guard and Reserve units, you can end up with a lot of people from one part of the country dying in one day, and that gets people's attention.