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Taken On Faith

A struggle against an ideology that is explicitly religious is bound to present difficulties in a country conditioned to treading carefully where questions of faith are concerned. While the allegations of misconduct at Guantanamo remain – we should remember – unproved, it does seem that steps to tighten up supervision of the way in which chaplains are recruited are long, long overdue. Judging by this story in today’s New York Times the Pentagon is, at last, taking some action.

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