The boys in the Subic rape case have it easy. Militant Islamic Web sites claim two US soldiers were kidnapped and killed last month as retaliation for rape.
Rape by soldiers is part of what Eisenhower predicted: we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
Rape isn't about sex. It's about power.