NBC: Army stop-loss policy a back-door draft

By David Edwards
Thursday, May 22, 2008 13:33 EDT
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NBC news reports that the Army’s stop-loss policy has forced 58,000 soldiers to stay in Iraq past their reenlistment dates.

Ed Janosik, a retired infantry major of the U.S. Army, writes that the stop-loss policy is an insult to U.S. troops.

This video is from NBC’s Nightly News, broadcast May 18, 2008.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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