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Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime

Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadership in Wartime

by Eliot A. Cohen

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781400034048
Pages: 320
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-20
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The orthodoxy regarding the relationship between politicians and military leaders in wartime democracies contends that politicians should declare a military operation's objectives and then step aside and leave the business of war to the military. In this timely and controversial examination of civilian-military relations in wartime democracies, Eliot A. Cohen chips away at this time-honored belief with case studies of statesmen who dared to prod, provoke, and even defy their ...