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Richard Fontaine

Trump’s Generals: How Wartime Service Shaped Mattis, Kelly, & Flynn

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Among the many anxieties inspired by the rise of Trump, one of the most profound is his fondness for generals. Does naming so many retired military men to top positions undermine the principal of civilian control? How might their shared experiences in our post-9/11 conflicts shape the way they govern? This week, award-winning defense reporter… Keep reading →

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