How informed are civilian leaders when they choose to commit the military instrument? How well does the prevailing pattern of civil-military relations enable the integration of divergent and even contradictory views? Does this pattern ensure a practical military strategy that properly serves the ends of national policy?
Owens, Mackubin Thomas
"What Military Officers Need to Know about Civil-Military Relations,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 65
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol65/iss2/6