‘Mad Dog’ Mattis and the Problem of Military Command in the Modern Age (STRATEGIKON Ep. 20)

In this episode, John Bruni & David Olney discuss the appointment of General Mattis as US Secretary of Defense. Also discussed are some of the problems with military command today. Can military truth be spoken to political power? How receptive is civilian authority over the military when the military is the bearer of bad news to strategic planners and policy wonks?

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