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The authorities said the other day that Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, the Army’s celebrity one star, will face a general court martial and could wind up doing life in prison. My guess: A plea deal that winds up with him doing a year or two. Then again, I’ve been surprised before. (HT to Attackerman)

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TIM ZIELENBACH/AFP/Getty Images

The authorities said the other day that Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, the Army’s celebrity one star, will face a general court martial and could wind up doing life in prison.

My guess: A plea deal that winds up with him doing a year or two. Then again, I’ve been surprised before.

(HT to Attackerman)

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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