A Goldwater-Nichols Act for the U.S. Government: Institutionalizing the Interagency Process

Gorman, Martin J.; Krongard, Alexander
October 2005
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Autumn2005, Issue 39, p51
The article suggests that an Act similar to the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of the U.S. for the institutionalizing the Interagency Process. The Goldwater-Nichols Act enhanced the authority of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the unified combatant commands to create a major impetus for the military to operate more efficiently and effectively. There have been broad discussions about similar legislation for the Federal Government over the year 2004.


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