Aaron Belkin: Mattis divided his own military force by cowing to Trump’s call to ban transgender troops

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Aug. 29, 2019 – Palm Center director Aaron Belkin released the following statement today reacting to former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’s stated concern about America’s “internal divisiveness”:  Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will be remembered not for combating divisiveness but for sowing it through the policy banning transgender military service that bears his name. […]