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Video: US Commander says that the British Army is ‘Not Big Enough’

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The commander of the US Army in Europe says cuts to the British Army have left it under-resourced.

It comes a day after the Chief of the General Staff’s admission that the regular Army is at its smallest since the days of Oliver Cromwell.

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Lieutenant General Ben Hodges told Forces News: “It [the Army] is not big enough… The UK has global responsibilities, just like the United States.”

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He added: “I think the British Army needs to be more resourced… [It’s] being asked to do so much.”

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