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Time: Yet Another Sexual-Assault Investigation Likely to Spur Congressional Action

Mark Thompson reports for Time:

Predictably, Hagel expressed “frustration, anger, and disappointment over these troubling allegations and the breakdown in discipline and standards they imply,” Pentagon spokesman George Little said. He has ordered the services to “re-train, re-credential and re-screen” troops in such posts.

To lawmakers eager to dispatch reinforcements to help the military battle sexual assault, that is likely to sound too much like a broken record. It’s not likely to halt the push for wholesale changes in the way the military deals with this particular foe.

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