Quote Of The Day

“In deciding on rules about combat integration, the ultimate question can’t be how to maximize women’s opportunities. Instead, it has to be how to maximize the military’s power to defeat the enemy. Clausewitz wrote that “everything in war is very simple, but the simplest thing is difficult.” Mixing the sexes together in an integrated combat force adds substantially to what he described as the “friction” of war. The combat environment is difficult enough; we do no one any favors by making it even more so.” — Kingsley Browne, author of Co-ed Combat: The New Evidence that Women Shouldn’t Fight the Nation’s Wars, concluding statements in his guest blogging at the Volokh Conspiracy blog on the question of Women In Combat

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