1. This policy lead to the dismissal of 300 qualified Arab translators during a war where such translators were in short supply.
2. It is not inconceivable that vital intelligence was missed as a result.
3. Because that vital intelligence may have been missed, people very well could have needlessly died or were hurt.
Now you are telling me that this policy is worth any needless deaths that may have occurred as a result and may occur in the future? You conscience is fine with national security being dictated by bias and prejudice even if it leads to people needlessly getting hurt or dying?