A new report indicates sexual assault cases in the military increased more than 30 percent in two years. Diane and guests discuss pressures on the Pentagon to prosecute offenders and prevent future crimes.

Guests

  • Tom Bowman NPR Pentagon correspondent.
  • Rebekah Havrilla former Army sergeant (Jan. 2004 - Sept. 2009) and plaintiff in a lawsuit against the Pentagon.
  • Susan Burke D.C. lawyer representing military rape victims.
  • Maj. Gen. Bill Nash U.S. Army-Retired.

Department Of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Strategy

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