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Civilian control of the military

the changing security environment

by Michael C. Desch

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil supremacy over the military.,
  • Civil-military relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-171) and index.

    StatementMichael C. Desch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF195 .D47 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 184 p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL383900M
    ISBN 100801860598
    LC Control Number98046418

    The book should have a prominent place in Latin American courses and should be mined for policy wisdom in every capital in the hemisphere.—Americas [Crafting Civilian Control of the Military in Venezuela] contributes substantially to the general discussion of how to establish civilian control over the armed forces. Perhaps most important is Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. “In this book, the contributors look at the issue of civilian control of the military from a comparative viewpoint. They examine several countries where the civilian government appears to be in control of the military, looking for some underlying principles which allowed that control to develop.

    After all, regime leverage over the military is what allows civilians to resist conditions placed by outgoing authoritarian elites on the institutions of a new democracy, and it is what allows governments to compel the armed forces to accept institutions of civilian control.   In fact, rather than eroding civilian control of the military as the authors suggest, the Joint Staff’s global integration efforts are all focused .

    Civilian Control of the Military, and More from CRS Posted on Jan, in Congress, Military Doctrine, Oversight by Steven Aftergood The nomination of Gen. James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense will require a legislative waiver of the prohibition against appointing persons who have been on active duty in the military within the past.   The armed forces are subordinate to the civilian government, and the latter dictates much of the military’s ability to operate. In the US for example, Congress has the power to decide how much of the federal budget is spent on the military, as wel.


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The president and Congress had to work together to use the military. In the early days of the Republic, before the concept of civilian control of the military sank in, some military officers actively plotted against the government. Gen. James Wilkinson was the senior military officer from Jto Jan.

27, The end of the Cold War brought widespread optimism about the future of civil-military relations. But as Michael Desch argues in this thought-provoking challenge to Harold Lasswell's famous "garrison state" thesis, the truth is that civilian authorities have not been able to exert greater control over military policies and decision making.

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It exists along a continuum of more, or less, civilian control, from the extreme of countries ruled by military establishments, or that experience periodic coups d’etat and frequent direct or indirect military intervention in politics, to those that do not even possess standing military forces.

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