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Senator Claire McCaskill on the gender politics of squaring off against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, her days as a sex crimes prosecutor, and why she believes her bill will work.

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The U.K. Understands How To Treat PTSD. Why Does The U.S. Lag Behind?

New research on soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan

Two to seven percent of British soliders report PTSD. Twenty-one to twenty-nine percent of Americans display symptoms. What can America do to close this gap?

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In a State of the Union address with a few glaring omissions, perhaps the most surprising was President Barack Obama’s failure to devote even an aside to the issue of sexual assault in the military.

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Al-Qaeda affiliates have retaken the city. What would my fallen comrades think of that?

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There are some tentatively hopeful noises in Washington about people coming to their senses and deciding to get things done. The odds of this are admittedly scant, but we can take comfort in at least one real step forward today: Official Washington called out some particularly blatant pandering toward the military.

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Yet again, a soldier employed by the U.S. military’s sexual assault and harassment program has been accused of being a sexual predator. And Sgt.

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The shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, which left 13 dead, including lone gunman Aaron Alexis, has sparked the usual contretemps (gun control vs.

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There's a lot of chatter this morning about the big piece above the fold on the front page of today's Washington Post laying out the deep misgivings of many in the military about launching an attack against Syria to punish it for the regime's apparent use of chemical weapons against its own people. These misgivings are of course to be reckoned with.

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Bradley Manning, the Army private sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for leaking government files to WikiLeaks, announced Thursday in a statement to NBC's "Today" that he is, as of now, a she:

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This morning, Bradley Manning, the Army private who leaked more than 700,000 classified government documents to WikiLeaks, was sentenced by a military judge to 35 years in prison.

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