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Born at the Crest of the Empire

Saturday, May 01, 2010

Too fat to fight

A WaPo editorial by two former chairmen of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff John Shalikashvili and Hugh Shelton, says that childhood obesity is a national security threat as a quarter of all kids are too fat to fight. They call on Congress to introduce laws to give children better nutrition.

(I can't find the original, so here's the BBC cover.)


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