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Why plan to counter military sexual assault faces criticism

Clip: 12/08/2021 | 11m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

Late Tuesday night, the U.S. House of Representative passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act. The bill, which still needs Senate approval, includes a number of changes to how the military deals with its long-standing problem of sexual assault. But some members of Congress say the reforms don't go far enough and could even exacerbate the problem. Amna Nawaz reports.

Aired: 12/08/21

Rating: NR

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