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Congressional Briefing on Civil-Military Relations

September 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

The prominence of retired generals in the Trump administration has provoked a renewed debate about the relationship between civilian and military authority in the American political system. This briefing by two leading authorities on US civil-military relations will examine the historical roots of this debate and draw insights from past practices to illuminate the present situation.

The briefing will take place Monday, September 18, at 8:30 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043, Washington, DC.

Please RSVP for the event here. 


September 18, 2017
8:30 am - 9:30 am
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