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Link Roundup: Women in Combat, Veterans in Jail

Helen Benedict responds to a NY Times two-parter on women in the military.

Penny Coleman looks at the plight of veterans suffering from PTSD who are now behind bars.

Susan Campbell ponders the power of cursing.

Enter to win a copy of Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-TradingDynasty in U.S. History (because you've read all of Thomas DeWolf's posts here, right?).

Feminist Review likes House of Secrets: The Hidden World of the Mikveh, even if the reviewer has mixed feelings about the ritual itself.

The Boston Examiner talks about the "cacophony of faith" in Believer, Beware.