A Threat of Our Own Making

By Alan W.  Dowd SEPTEMBER 2019— Maj. Gen. Malcom Frost calls it “the next existential threat” facing us. This threat is not a resurgent Russia, an emerging China or a revived al Qaeda. Instead, this threat is of our own making: “the inability to man our military,” in Frost’s words. As former commander of the Army’s Initial Military Training Command, …