Why it’s troubling that Jeff Sessions just appointed a former general to lead civilian prisons.
New Republic
August 1, 2017

“But there are several reasons to fear Inch’s appointment. The first is most obvious: He has never managed a civilian prison. He oversaw detainee operations in Iraq in 2008 and 2009, and dedicated his entire career to military policing. And though he retired in May, his appointment is just the latest evidence that the Trump administration has something of a fetish for generals, which could further erode long-standing distinctions between military and civilian leadership.”

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