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10 former defense secretaries call on Pentagon leaders to keep the military out of election politics
"The time for questioning the results has passed."
Trump is just itching to declare martial law
Legal challenges are one thing, but Trump is clearly desperate to deploy the military to satisfy his own ends.
Why I blew the whistle on the forceful clearing of Lafayette Square
National Guard Maj. Adam DeMarco explains why he chose to testify before Congress on the precarious position the U.S. military was put in during the June clearing of Lafayette Square...
US civil-military relations: a flawed deal in desperate need of repair
Civil-military relations in the United States are in a serious state of disrepair, driven in profound measure by presidential politicization of the military and the military’s attendant willingness to let...
Why service members might disobey Trump’s orders to occupy US cities
Members of the U.S. armed forces could refuse to follow the orders of their commander-in-chief if they believed those orders were contrary to their oath to the Constitution
The case for rethinking the politicization of the military
The military is a political creature — it’s time for it to consider what that means in a more practical and appropriate manner
The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us one thing: we should all serve
With most of the United States under lockdown orders in an effort to “flatten the curve” in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the time spent isolated in our...
The US Tradition Of Civilian Control Of The Military Started Here
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A Word Of Caution On Applauding Governors Who Withdraw Their National Guard Contingents From The Border
I see a lot of people applauding the governors of Maryland, Virginia, Massachusetts and North Carolina for pulling their National … Continued