Accountability in the Military

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An errant bomb dropped during a training exercise in Kuwait yesterday and the recent sub accident in Hawaii may be the regrettable cost of maintaining a powerful military. Yet such accidents have critics questioning whether something is systemically wrong with today's military. We examine the frequency of such tragedies, the public relations missions that make military proponents of civilians, and a military tradition that limits accountability, with current and former military personnel, a researcher who studies the gap between the military and civilians, and others. (Matt Miller guest hosts.)
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Center for Defense Information

Dow Jones & Company

Food and Drug Administration

Los Angeles Times


Red Herring Communications

Triangle Institute for Security Studies

US Navy




Warren Olney