Scholars and students of civil-military relations will want to read this book. This is an excellent time for this book to appear as there have been substantial advancements in the study of civil-military relations over the past decade.(Thomas Langston, Tulane University)
American Civil-Military Relations is a valid and vital updating of Huntington's work and should be on every military reading list today.(Colonel (Ret.) Robert Killebrew Parameters)
An extremely valuable addition to the literature on civil-military relations, a vitally important issue for both scholars and all government policymakers.(John R. Ballard On Point)
About the Author
Suzanne C. Nielsen is an associate professor and the director of the International Relations and National Security Studies Program at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, and coeditor of the widely used textbook American National Security, sixth edition, also published by Johns Hopkins. Don M. Snider is an emeritus professor of political science at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, a visiting research professor at the Army War College, and coeditor of The Future of the Army Profession.