This is an extraordinarily timely work, published when the United States may be about to conduct large-scale combat operations in the Middle East. It exam- ines the relationship in a democracy be- tween military and political leadership, “or more precisely, . . . the tension be- tween two kinds of leadership, civil and military,” especially in time of war.
Tol, Jan van
"Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen, and Leadershipin Wartime,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 56
, Article 19.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol56/iss1/19