1. IF it were true, then a member of the US congress is releasing information to the press regarding US troop strengths and plans for future US troop deployments.
2. A public declaration that the situation in Iraq is deteriorating (which it isn't) IS providing aid and comfort to the enemy in the form of subversive and divisive propoganda.
He should recieve a speedy trial and immedate execution!
Active Duty Regular Army + Marines are scheduled to increase by 40,000 starting with Fiscal Year 2005 (which begins Oct. 1). Some expect another 30,000 to be added by mid-year 2005. This works out to several new divisions. Also notice that under the transformation plans each Army division winds up with more deployable combat battalions.