The Nation: THE CODE: A GOOD ANACHRONISM

As an exMarine, a Rhodes scholar, an Army officer in Viet Nam, a West Point history teacher, author of a best-selling antimilitary novel (The Lion-heads) and now president of a women's college, Josiah Bunting, 36, has a unique vantage point on the academy's current troubles. Last week TIME Correspondent Eileen Shields talked with Bunting at Briarcliff, north of New York City and only 20 miles from the Point. Excerpts:

The Army must show that it can police itself honestly and proudly. If I were in charge of West Point, I would throw out everyone who...