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Dr. C. Anthony Pfaff and Julia L. E. Pfaff — “Academe and the Military”

Released 19 March 2021.

Differences between the academic and military communities and the dysfunction that occurs when these communities comingle can have disastrous consequences for foreign policy. Donald Bletz, writing on the subject in 1971, details this dynamic as it related to the Vietnam War. His observations can be applied to wars since and suggest the need for a balanced relationship characterized by independence and mutual respect. Click here to read the article.

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