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Title: The general and the president : Obama’s “Harry Truman” moment?
Authors: Chew, Emrys
Keywords: DRNTU::Social sciences::General::History
Issue Date: 2010
Source: Chew, E. (2010). The general and the president : Obama’s “Harry Truman” moment? (RSIS Commentaries, No. 071). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Commentaries ; 071/10
Abstract: Historical parallels have been drawn between the removal of wartime US generals Douglas MacArthur and Stanley McChrystal by their respective commanders-in-chief. While the key question remains the issue of civilian authority over the military, the grounds for dismissal were different.
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