Mullen is only being a realist. I wonder if he'll be Shinseckied for this statement. If the Washington idiots do start another war, we will have to start stripping troops from other parts of the world: Korea, Japan, Europe (including the UK) and possibly Africa. Garrisoning the Persian Gulf and Southwest Asia will take lots of troops. Of course, given the proclivities of the Bush Administration, they might just subcontract the entire matter to mercenaries.
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S. army chief: Iraq war has sapped ability to fight Iran