TITLE

"Military-Political" Relations: The Need for Officer Education

AUTHOR(S)
Reveron, Derek S.; Mahoney-Norris, Kathleen A.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2009 1st Quarter, Issue 52, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need of professional military education for officers in the U.S. in order to excel in military-political environments worldwide. The education would require military officers to embrace their expanded roles in the geopolitical space. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has emphasized the study on military-political relations defined as the relationship between the military and U.S. foreign policy.
ACCESSION #
36826346

 

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