Event: Congressional Briefing on Civil-Military Relations (National History Center)

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 1:00pm

The National History Center invites you to attend our
Congressional Briefing on Civil-Military Relations
Monday, September 18, 2017 from 8:30am-9:30am
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043

The prominence of retired generals in the Trump administration has provoked a renewed debate about the relationship between civilian and military authority in the American political system. This briefing by two leading authorities on US civil-military relations will examine the historical roots of this debate and draw insights from past practices to illuminate the present situation.

Speakers: Eliot Cohen, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies
Richard Kohn, University of North Carolina
Moderator: Jacqueline Whitt, Army War College

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Questions and answers will follow the presentation.
Light breakfast will be served.

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For more information, visit the briefing website.
Direct any questions to Amanda Perry at [email protected].