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  •  As the diary mentions, he put some good policies (5+ / 0-)
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    in place.  Though I'm sure even he might agree with you and that he might regret not doing more.

    From the linked article:

    Elizabeth Hillman, a UC Hastings law professor and president of the National Institute for Military Justice, said Panetta's words are particularly poignant coming from someone who had spoken out publicly on the issue of sexual violence in the military -- and set new policies.

    "I think he realizes it hasn't been enough," said Hillman, who in January testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights about military rape and sexual assault.

    In September, Panetta set new policies to let rape victims rapidly transfer out of units in which they were assaulted, requiring that such cases be handled by senior, not unit, commanders. He also moved to create special investigative units and called for prosecuting more sex offenders.

    Don't trust anyone over 84414 ;-)

    by BentLiberal on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 05:10:55 PM PDT

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