Defense Department officials attribute the jump to a concerted effort to encourage victims to come forward. But the dramatic and consistent increases may suggest more assaults are occurring.
The vast majority of senior American military officers are refighting the Vietnam War through the books they read, the scholarship they publish and the policies they continue to pursue in the Greater Middle East.
Giving George W. Bush the Sylvanus Thayer Award sends a dismal message that the things he did during his tenure as president are worth emulating.
In his memoir, Carson claimed that he received a full scholarship to the academy, which has no record that he even applied. In fact, West Point does not offer scholarships because there is no tuition -- when students enroll, they enlist in the U.S. Army.
An assistant professor of law at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point has argued that legal scholars critical of the war on terrorism should be attacked as "treasonous" enemy combatants.
Familiar as America’s most senior military officers may be with the warnings of Thomas Jefferson, they have consistently ignored or misapplied them, facilitating our current state of endless war and national decline.
To listen to the bloviators, “religious extremist” means Muslim, and too many Americans buy in without understanding that this “God is (only) on our side” nonsense infects elements in pretty much every belief system. A mandate from God that the adherents of this particular One True Faith should take over our nation’s institutions? Yup.