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My Turn 12-13
Should women be eligible for draft?
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When Defense Secretary Ashton Carter recently announced his decision to open all direct combat positions to women, it was hailed by women’s rights advocates as “historic” and long overdue. On the other hand, critics more concerned with combat readiness than equal rights for women lamented the decision as short-sighted and wrongheaded. Notably absent at the announcement was the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.