WASHINGTON - DECEMBER 20:  U.S. President George W. Bush holds a news conference in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building December 20, 2006 in Washington, DC. Saying that the U.S. military had been strained by the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Bush said he wants to expand the size of the country's armed forces. Bush will send a budget that will accommodate the increase to Congress in February based on a proposal by the new U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)