Women in Combat

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    A new book sums up 13 years of research on female participation in IDF combat units and declares the feminist experiment in the Israeli military a failure. “Lochamot Betzahal” by Col. (res.) Raza Sagi, a former infantry regiment commander, points to high rates of serious injury among women serving in combat units, and to involvement of radical political groups behind the scenes of the campaign for combat service by women. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/wap/Item.aspx?type=0&item=181604
     
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    Everybody knows it's a failure. Warships have been turned into soap operas with a co-ed crew and everyone knows it but Navy senior officers are afraid to talk about it if they value their careers.
     
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    Not likely, but he may issue an XO against drafting women...
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    Will Trump Reinstate a Ban on Women in Combat?
    Dec 03, 2016 | Trump has not said explicitly whether he plans to reverse Ashton Carter's order that opened ground combat assignments to women
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    Instructors: Female Grads of Armor Leader Course Overcame Skeptics
    Dec 02, 2016 | Army Armor Basic Officer Leaders Course instructors said they'd serve under the first 13 female lieutenants who graduated.
     
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    Prob'ly cause dey scared the bejeebers outta dat lady hangin' from dat helicopter...
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    Air Force Confirms No Women Now in SpecOps Training
    Dec 07, 2016 | The U.S. Air Force has confirmed no women are currently in training for any special operations positions.

     
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    Other than Detroit you will not find any cities in the US that are as bombed out as most cities in the Middle East, a part of the world that has seen warfare almost continuously for several millennia. The women there are better prepared for it than most in the US.
     
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    There was not more war than elsewhere. Women in Syria´s military are nothing new but the combination of a real defense war and an Islamist enemy should have increased their numbers over normal. Syria is not in a state of total war, though. That means there is much to do in the economy what should limit their numbers on the other hand.
     
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    Did you notice the building in the video that kind of destruction doesn't happen over night.
     
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    There has been little shifting of the front lines in the past two years and even for longer. The terrorists attack and the army eventually repels the attacks. That´s happening over and over and over again. Also, strongholds are targeted by the airforce. However, with the Russians backing the SAA, they became more offensive. Prior to that, like 2013 and 2014, support for the terrorists has increased when the army gained the upper hand but now the effect of more TOWs and other weapons, the summoning of more terrorists is lesser as the Syrian military improves in both numbers and equipment and enjoys Russian aircover in addition to Syrian.

    Not everything might be true here, for example the T-90 are Syrian operated not Iranian:
    The rebirth of the Syrian Arab Army, by Valentin Vasilescu

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    Women marines in ground infantry unit...
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    3 women become 1st female US Marines in ground infantry unit
    Jan. 5, 2017 — For the first time, the Marine Corps has put three enlisted female Marines in a ground combat unit once open only to men, officials said Thursday.
     

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