Command in the 21st Century: An Introduction to Civil-Military Relations
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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This thesis serves as an introduction to civil-military relations and the just war tradition for Joint Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence C4I students taking CC3000 or an equivalent course. The goal of this thesis is to provide the student with a broad understanding of these subjects. The author intends this thesis to be used as a supplementary reading in CC3000. This thesis addresses the following professionalism and its relationship to the study of civil-military relations, the roles of the military in society, civilian control and the various schools of thought associated with it, historical and legal precedents for the American civil-military relationship, the just war tradition, various issues affecting current and future civil-military relations in the United States, the impact of military operations other than war MOOTW on civil-military relations and the military ethos, and, finally, the applicability of the just war tradition to the MOOTW environment.
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