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War College Starts Plagiarism Inquiry Into Thesis by Montana Senator

Jul 25, 2014 - The New York Times

CARLISLE, Pa. -- The United States Army War College determined in a preliminary review on Thursday that Senator John Walsh of Montana appeared to have plagiarized his final paper to earn a master's degree from the institution, and it sent a letter to the senator instructing him that an investigative panel will meet next month to conclusively assess any culpability.

''It's clear there is indeed strong reason to believe this is plagiarism,'' said the War College's provost, Lance Betros, a re...