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May 8, 2009

Administrations change, gay Arab linguists still get kicked out of the military

Dan Choi, a West Point graduate and National Guard officer who is fluent in Arabic and who returned recently from Iraq, is about to get discharged from the military because he revealed on television that he was gay.  Aaron Belkin, director of the Palm Center at the University of California Santa Barbara, a think tank that studies gays in the military, argues at Huffington Post that President Obama could do something about this by executive order if he wanted to.

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