A fatal training accident in Kuwait, a fatal submarine accident off the coast of Hawaii, and false performance data on the controversial Osprey are all drawing attention to the way the military deals with mistakes and possible misconduct. A panel talks about how the military investigates and assigns responsibility and penalties in the wake of serious accidents and other problems.

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  • Dr. Richard Kohn professor of history at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; chair of curriculum in peace, war, and defense
  • Rear Adm. Eugene Carroll U.S. Navy, Retired, and vice president of the Center for Defense Information

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