Cage Fight
Cage Fight

Cage Fight

Civilian and Democratic Pressures on Military Conflicts and Foreign Policy

Edited by Bruce Thornton



132 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: ebook: PDF, ebook: EPUB, Hardcover

Hardcover, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $33.95)

Publication Date: February 2023

ISBN 9780817925444


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From ancient Athens to modern Washington, DC, the demands of democracy have often come into conflict with the conditions of military execution. What happens when civilian or military dissent interferes with an administration’s leadership? Or when the right to elect new leaders in the middle of a conflict interrupts a long-term military or policy strategy? Several experts on military history examine these questions and more.

Author Biography

Bruce S. Thornton is Emeritus Professor of Classics and Humanities at California State University–Fresno and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.