Thousands of Ready Reservists To Be Called Up

Pentagon officials confirmed yesterday that 5,600 "ready reservists" will be called up. One of the reasons an unnamed Pentagon source gave for calling on ready reservists is that "we are at war." We'll talk about what a ready reservist is, why they're needed, and what sense Americans have about being "at war."

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