McChrystal No Threat to American Civil-Military Relations

Penza, Logan
June 2010
Moderate Voice;6/23/2010, p11
Blog Entry
The article reports on the continuing fallout in the wake of mocking comments by U.S. Afghanistan commander General Stanley McChrystal on several senior members of President Barack Obama administration. It notes that reactions among media and bloggers have often strayed into the hyperbolic. It cites on civil-military relations expert Eliot Cohen who states that McChrystal's comments represent a threat to the fundamental imperative of maintaining order and discipline.


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