Clinton's warrior woes

Walsh, Kenneth T.; Auster, Bruce B.
March 1993
U.S. News & World Report;3/15/93, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p22
Questions whether Bill Clinton, who avoided the draft, will ever prove himself as America's commander in chief. Allegations that Clinton and his administration were uninterested in the military culture; Clinton understands that the military cannot be taken for granted; Clinton's upcoming events dealing with the military; The difficulty for Clinton to win the military's confidence; The basic problem of the administration's lack of military experience.


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