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Gates calls for buildup in troops

Asks Bush for 92,000 more by 2012

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / January 12, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates said yesterday that he wants President Bush to increase overall US ground forces by nearly 100,000 over the next five years, the largest military build up since the end of the Cold War. (Full article: 1008 words)

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