Earlier this year, members of the Strategic Studies Group, which is headquartered here at the Naval War College, had the good fortune to hear firsthand of Brigadier General James M. Mead's experiences commanding forces in Lebanon. We were struck by his vivid description of the constant interchange that he, as commander of Marine forces ashore, had with Ambassador Philip Habib as they frantically scrambled to define and protect our nation's interests during that crisis.
"Civilian-Military Relations in the Context of National Security Policymaking,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 41
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol41/iss1/4