The relationship between the military and civilian sectors of American society and more particularly the role played by the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Washington's policy formulation and execution became the focus of strident debate in the 1960's.
Hamilton, William A. III
"The Decline and Fall of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 25
, Article 6.
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