Paperback: 71 pages
Publisher: Department of the Army (October 20, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
This monograph offers a neo-classically republican perspective on a perennial problem of civilian-military relations: limitations on military officers’ obligation to obey civilian authorities. All commentators agree that military officers are generally obliged—morally, professionally, and legally—to obey civilian orders, even as they agree that this rule of obedience must admit exceptions. Commentators tend to differ, however, on the basis and br...