September 13, 2017

Will Trump’s Military Fetish End Up Hurting American Democracy — Or Saving It?

By Dr. Jason Dempsey

It is difficult to read a story about President Donald Trump without also hearing about “his generals.” Since Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster became national security advisor and retired Marine generals John Kelly and James Mattis moved in as chief of staff and secretary of defense, respectively, commentators have been busy discussing the implications of so many men with military backgrounds in powerful political positions.

Read the full op-ed in Task and Purpose.