Sex As a Weapon

In These Times looks at why soldiers rape. In the US Army, part of the answer to that question is that, over the last seven years, the Department of Defense has issued “moral waivers” to men with records of domestic and sexual violence, in order to boost recruitment numbers. Women in the United States Army now face a fifty–fifty chance of being raped by their comrades in arms.

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~ by Jay Taber on August 28, 2008.

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