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The Military

  1. How We Can Get Partisan Politics Out of FootballMake support for African-Americans’ civic equality a nonpartisan issue.
  2. The $6 Trillion Issue You Won’t Be Hearing About at Tonight’s DebateRadical change is needed at the Pentagon — but no one is talking about it.
  3. military sexual assault
    The Military Failed Survivors of Sexual AssaultSome veterans who reported sexual assault lost their careers before military reforms took place.
  4. Report: Pentagon Misled Congress on Sex AssaultIn order to prevent a Senate bill from passing.
  5. love and literally war
    All Combat Roles in the Military Will Be Open to Women, Pentagon SaysExemptions to the rule must be justified.
  6. the military
    The Drama of the Drone PapersA story about civilian casualties is also a story about the bureaucracy of secrecy. Which one will have more impact?
  7. Jon Stewart Has Been Helping Veterans Get TV Jobs for the Last Three YearsJon Stewart might be nearing the end of his run as host of The Daily Show, but that’s not the only television legacy he’s created as a late […]
  8. prisoner of war
    Bowe Bergdahl Moved to Outpatient TreatmentA week and a half after returning to the United States. 
  9. the war in afghanistan
    Friendly Fire Airstrike Kills 5 U.S. Soldiers in AfghanistanA bomber accidentally hit them after they called for air support.
  10. the military
    Fellow Soldiers Criticize Bergdahl They say his actions led to the deaths of his fellow troops.
  11. international intrigue
    Not Everyone Is Happy With the Release of American POW Bowe BergdahlSome members of the GOP worry that the Obama administration negotiated with terrorists.
  12. equal rites
    Hagel Is ‘Open’ to Reviewing Transgender BanThey’re currently banned from serving.
  13. the military
    More Military Sexual Assaults Were Reported This Year Than Ever BeforeWhy that’s a good thing.
  14. scandals
    Number Two Nuclear Weapons Commander Suspended Over GamblingNobody wants to take any chances here.
  15. Shots Fired at Navy Yard Headquarters in Washington [Updated]Twelve dead, several injured.
  16. women at war
    Women Will Soon Be Allowed to Serve in Military CombatLeon Panetta makes one last huge move.
  17. Bombing in AfghanistanSometimes the sound of silence is strangling. Sometimes the stares of an unmoved audience are so disconcerting you lose your place, your words, […]
  18. sad things
    As Active-Duty Suicides Spike, Army Develops an Anti-Suicide Nasal SprayActive ingredient: thyrotropin-releasing hormone.
  19. religion
    Americans Apologize for Burning Korans in AfghanistanProtesters were not pleased in the slightest.
  20. blackwater
    Blackwater Is Re-Branding AgainThe private military company will now be called Academi.
  21. borne fruits
    General Petraeus Hands Off Power to General Allen“I think, generally, it has borne fruit.”
  22. exit strategies
    Withdrawal From Afghanistan to Begin With 800 National Guard Troops This SummerAs many as 8,400 troops will have to withdraw in the last few months of 2011 in order to stick to the plan.
  23. the military
    General Martin E. Dempsey Expected to Lead Joint Chiefs of StaffThe move would make Dempsey the military’s highest-ranking officer.