Published on Dec 11, 2012
Jeh Johnson answers a question on the repeal of the 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' law in the American Military.
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Jeh Johnson talks about a study researching the risk on 'Military Effectiveness' if the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" law was repealed in the American military. The Study was to see how soldiers would react to there being openly gay people in the military.
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ABOUT JEH JOHNSON:
Jeh Charles Johnson serves in the Obama Administration as the General Counsel for the US Department of Defense, one of the largest and most demanding lawyer positions in Washington. Johnson is the top lawyer for one of the largest government agencies in the world, oversees the legal approval for all military operations by the United States, and was instrumental in the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell by the US Congress in 2010. Since his appointment by President Obama in 2009, Johnson has given several high-profile addresses on counter-terrorism and other issues. At the Oxford Union, he will address "the conflict against al Qaeda and its affiliates"
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