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Ask the Expert: Putting an End to “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”
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Ask the Expert: Putting an End to “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”

Lawrence J. Korb discusses why President Obama and Congress need to repeal "Don't Ask Don't Tell" and how they can accomplish it successfully.

Why should Congress and the president repeal “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”? How would eliminating the policy now be different from Clinton’s attempt in 1993? And what steps can the White House take to ensure a successful repeal?

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Authors

Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow

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