More federal troops to watch over us

From a surveillance to a garrison state

The Washington Post reports (the link comes via Glen Greenwald) that 20,000 troops will be stationed in the United States by 2011 and will train local law enforcement in the tactics needed to confront terrorist events involving weapons of mass destruction and, of course, to other domestic catastrophes. The Pentagon expects to rely upon the National Guard and the Reserves due to the manpower problems caused by the Bush administration's imperial adventures.

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