America will never win any war in the Middle East, if the DADT policy is overturned. The Afghan war and the Iraq war will be in jeopardy, because they will be fought, tooth and nail, by Islamists, who think that homosexuality is an abomination, and that it must never be tolerated in any society. Therefore, they will be damned, if they are forced to face a bunch of soldiers who happen to be that type.
The whole U.S. military will be affected, as it will be branded as being abnormal or a company of "kafirs". In that respect, it will be impossible for any manner of support to be gleaned from even those who are regarded as moderate Muslims. "Kafir is the worst word in the human language.", http://www.politicalislam.com/blog/kafir/
If it is attached to our men and women, who are fighting two wars to secure our freedom and peace, they will be saddled with a moral burden that they have not asked for, and do not deserve, in addition to their normal military duties. In other words, morale within the military will deteriorate; it will be drained to such an extent that their readiness will become ineffective.
At this juncture, the Republicans, who are threatening to filibuster the Defense Bill, which is before the Senate Armed Services Committee tend to be right, especially from the perspective that Pentagon must be permitted to complete "a review of the impact of changing the policy."
Among whom is Senator McCain, a war hero, who is insisting that, changing the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy will "hurt military readiness and unit cohesion in the middle of two ongoing wars,"
Many people, including myself, have written about this issue before; but the Obama administration keeps suggesting that the repeal of the ban will please a portion of its political base, even though such an act will be detrimental to the whole nation. The administration must reconsider.
P.S. Lady Gaga has had her say, regarding this matter. Now it is my turn. Thank you.
P.P.S. If the U.S. fails in the Middle East, it will fail everywhere.