Chuck Hagel’s sexual assault panel may be too late

Department of DefenseChuck Hagel’s sexual assault panel may be too late

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is soliciting advice on what else he can do to  stop sexual assault in the ranks by turning to a panel of experts from outside  the Pentagon.

But there’s a big catch: The nine-person committee he has chartered to study the issue doesn’t plan  to release any recommendations until several months after the Senate votes on  the key question of whether to remove the chain of command from major criminal  prosecutions.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/09/chuck-hagels-sexual-assault-panel-may-be-too-late-97367.html

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