The President and His Generals: Civil-Military Relations in the Trump Era

Every new president finds it challenging to adjust to the role of commander in chief. President Trump, the quintessential outsider, has had a distinctive transition experience, made all the more unusual by the prominence given to active and retired senior military officers in key political appointments. What are the civil-military challenges the Trump administration must overcome, and how well is it managing them?

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