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Military should stick to war, leave crime to cops

Humble and contrite are two words one would not normally connect with the four star generals and admirals who lead our nation’s military. However, it was an apt description for the military’s power brokers last Tuesday during a congressional hearing on the prevalence of sexual assaults in the U.S. armed forces.

It was a rare dressing down for the Joint Chiefs, but it was deserved. The Pentagon’s unswerving devotion to the old adage, “It’s the way we’ve always done it” is at least partly to blame for the epidemic of rapes and other sexual assaults in the world’s most powerful

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