Donald Trump is too impulsive to command the awesome power of America’s armed forces, and his dangerous policies risk an unnecessary—and potentially nuclear—war, with little Congress could do to stop him.
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CAP Senior Fellow Lawrence Korb testifies before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence and Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management.
The Center for American Progress Action Fund welcomes the results of a Pentagon study on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” which found repealing the law would not hurt our military.
The Senate should begin debate on the National Defense Authorization Bill right away to ensure progress on repealing "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell," write Jeff Krehely and Crosby Burns.
Senators waiting on the Pentagon to decide on "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" will soon have their wish, but we will have to hold them to their words, write Crosby Burns and Jeff Krehely.
Our military needs to make personnel decisions based on the mission, not irrelevant factors such as sexual orientation. Tell Congress to act now to repeal DADT.
We want to hear from former service members who have been harmed by this policy and think it should be repealed.
CAP Action experts discuss the urgency of repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and how a repeal would affect military culture.
This fact sheet shows the costs of an outdated and discriminatory policy.
The Defense Department knows that 187 F-22s is enough; this fact sheet explains why Congress doesn’t need to authorize four more.
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