Bush didn't create the military overstretch
, but he did Campaign on fixing it, and instead has allowed it to worsen.
I'm not sure making a simple distinction between stretch and overstretch
It says: "Serious problems of undermanning and overstretch
in the Armed Forces have been left unaddressed by the Government, which instead has focused on introducing high-tech innovations to tackle 21st Century threats.
And the real victim of imperial overstretch
was, of course, the Soviet Union.
Jill Hyndman, who is just 4ft 9in, developed a tendon injury in her right arm because she had to overstretch
by nine inches.
This week there have been concerns raised about military overstretch
But it is crucial for anyone buying a mortgage with a rate cap or something similar which means that they can buy with safety for the minimum of five years and overstretch
will not become an issue should interest rates rise.
Finance director Trevor Woolley said: "I'm not sure making a simple distinction between stretch and overstretch