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The latest "stop loss" order means thousands of troops who are heading out soon for Iraq or Afghanistan may see their tours of duty extended. A panel talks about this policy and other military matters, including training, supply and maintenance of equipment and weapons, and much more.
- James Fallows National correspondent for the "Atlantic Monthly."
- Dov Zakheim Former Undersecretary of Defense
- Col. Douglas Macgregor U.S. Army-Retired and author of "Warrior's Rage: The Great Tank Battle of 73 Easting" and "Transformation Under Fire"
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