Army strategist declares that America has lost air superiority against Russia and China, suggests that the solution is to substantially expand troop size. On Wednesday, US Army officials expressed concerns about troop and munitions reductions as part of the Beltway inspired “Army modernization” plan, citing what they term is a depleted capability to respond to growing threats.

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster told the US Senate that American troops may soon be “outranged and outgunned by many potential adversaries and our Army in the future risks being too small to secure the nation.” McMaster serves as deputy commanding general of Training & Doctrine Command (TRADOC), and is the branch’s top strategist and war operations prognosticator. FULL REPORT