Why gays should be able to serve openly in the U.S. military | Stephen M. Walt

Why gays should be able to serve openly in the U.S. military | Stephen M. Walt.

With this article and his follow up [here], Walt makes a realist case for ending “don’t ask don’t tell”.  Crafted away from the ridiculousness of either American political party’s ideology, Walt’s essential premise is that we should allow the best and the brightest (or the most talented) soldiers serve, regardless of any identity-based preferences or restrictions.  If only elected officials could see the error of their ways…

About Charlie Gleek

Ph.D. student in Comparative Studies and graduate instructor in the Department of English at Florida Atlantic University. My work takes place around intersections of postcolonial literature, quantitative literary analysis, and digital humanities.

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