As surely -- if not as enthusiastically -- as his predecessor, Obama has succumbed to the powerful systemic pressures that serve the needs of the military-intelligence-industrial complex. Secrecy is rampant. Politics drives policy. There is no accountability.
I believe Congress will be in lockstep with the President on a repeal of DADT. At the end of this year, the law that bars gay men and women from serving openly in the military can be gone.