Army General's Sex Abuse Trial Will Show If US Is Serious About Change

The trial of Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair is set to begin on Tuesday, but this case of sexual abuse in the military is much bigger than him. If convicted of a laundry list of charges, including forcible sodomy, Sinclair's case will signal how America does — or doesn't — tackle its troubling history of military… » 3/03/14 2:00pm 3/03/14 2:00pm

What The Military Focused On Instead Of Sex Crimes

Sexual assault is infamously one of the most under-reported crimes in America—only 40 percent of victims come forward to police. But in the military, where service-members must often work, socialize and live together, the problem is even more pronounced: The Department of Defense believes that only an anemic 13 percent … » 7/07/11 2:58pm 7/07/11 2:58pm

U.S. Government Continues To Shaft Female Veterans

...And with the publication of Helen Benedict's book and Courtney E. Martin's American Prospect article about female soldiers suffering from PTSD after sexual assault, the issue might actually get the attention it deserves. » 4/14/09 3:00pm 4/14/09 3:00pm