Noah Smith

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Israel provides foreshadowing of new American female military policy

NEGEV DESERT, Israel - Recently, the United States military rescinded a policy restricting women to non-combat roles. The move, instigated by then-U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, was partially an acknowledgment of the fact that many women have found themselves in combat during the Iraq and Afghan Wars; a situation created by the lack of a clear front line, in concert with the guerilla tactics employed by America's enemies.

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'Bizarre' Israeli car industry takes center stage - Life - Voice News

'Bizarre' Israeli car industry takes center stage -...