An Exchange on Civil-Military Relations

Of all the problems facing the nation, a crisis in civil-military relations is not one of them and things are not out of control.

Issue: Summer 1994

A response to Richard H. Kohn's "Out of Control: The Crisis in Civil-Military Relations", No. 35, Spring 1994.

Of all the problems facing the nation, a crisis in civil-military relations is not one of them and things are not out of control.

Mr. Kohn lays major responsibility for this non-crisis at my doorstep. I trust Mr. Kohn and the Republic are sleeping more soundly now that I have retired. I note that, to keep the pot boiling, in his last paragraph he takes a minor swipe at General Shalikashvili by an anonymous source.

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