Securing the State: Reforming the National Security Decisionmaking Process at the Civil-military Nexus

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Political Science - 162 pages
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Focusing on top civilian and military advisors within the national security establishment, this book looks at four case studies and concludes that when it comes to civil-military relations within the Department of Defense, balanced approaches produce more effective policies and outcomes than dominating structures.

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Christopher P. Gibson was former Assistant Professor of American Politics with the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and is currently Hoover National Security Fellow at Stanford University, USA.

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