PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"The role of women in the military has evolved, from serving as nurses in the Civil War to serving in support units in conflicts like the Persian Gulf war, but never before have they operated on the front lines they way they are in Iraq. Pentagon policy prohibits women from being used in combat roles, but the application of that rule is impractical here."

Um. So, if the al Jazeera memo wasn't real, why would the media be warned about it? And why won't anyone actually deny it?

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