The "reinstate the draft" argument is typically associated with liberal Democrats and with opponents of U.S. military action, not with the generals who lead that action.
Here's more from the interview:
So was it a mistake to move to a volunteer army?I'm not sure it was a mistake, because the volunteer army I served in was this extraordinary fighting machine. But having said that, I now believe we need a draft. America's defense should be performed by a representative cross section of the population. With a draftee army, there'd be some new challenges, but I think we could solve that.What would the consequences be for American foreign and security policy if everybody had skin in the game?Oh, I think it'd be much better, because right now, there's a sense that if you want to go to war, you just send the military. They're not us. But if you wanted to go to war and your son or your daughter had a very high chance of going, you'd be more invested. It wouldn't be just tax money; it would be emotional.So we'd go to war less often and take it more seriously when we did?I think that would be the outcome.