Robert Scales

US Army (retired)

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Retired Major General in the US Army, he ended his 39-year military career as Commandant of the Army War College; President of the Colgen Corporation, a defense consulting firm

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"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was repealed four years ago.  This Tuesday, Defense Secretary Ashton  Carter extended the full range of discrimination protections to gays and lesbians .

The Armed Forces and Gender Identity

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was repealed four years ago.  This Tuesday, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter extended the full range of discrimination protections to gays and lesbians .

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The Constitution gives Congress the power to declare war, and President Obama has formally asked it to  authorize limited warfare against ISIL , the so-called Islamic State.

The Political Battle over Going to War

The Constitution gives Congress the power to declare war, and President Obama has formally asked it to authorize limited warfare against ISIL , the so-called Islamic State.

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President Obama says the participation of five Arab states in last night’s attacks in Iraq “shows the world that this is not America’s fight alone.”

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President Obama says the participation of five Arab states in last night’s attacks in Iraq “shows the world that this is not America’s fight alone.”

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