Women's Space/The Margins Col. Janis Karpinski: U.S. Covered Up Deaths of Women Soldiers
This is pretty shocking. U.S. women soldiers in Iraq were dying of dehydration in their sleep because they were refusing the evening water in 120 degree heat. The reason? So they wouldn't have to go to the latrines at night were male soldiers were waiting to rape them.
What was the response of the senior US military commander, Lt. General Ricardo Sanchez in Iraq? "The women asked to be here, so now let them take what comes with the territory."