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McCain Says Women Should Not Enlist Until Military Rapes are Dealt With

by Jerry Bader

There is a fundamental question nobody seems to want to ask; can men and women co-exist in the military without this being a problem? Should men behave this way? Of course not. But the reality is some men will take advantage of being in a control situation over women. The next question is this; is their reason to believe a disproportionate number of these men populate the military? I don't have the answer to that. But I think it's a fair question to ask whether this problem can be "solved," completely.

The proposal to take the handling of these allegations out of the chain of command met with strong resistance from the brass appearing before the Senate Tuesday. But the brass is going to have to come up with a better plan of their own to keep it from happening. Would you encourage your daughter to join the military right now? Discourage her?