Originally posted by they see ALL
i am more concerned about invading foreign armies (like iran in this read) than a coup...
am i correct???
Originally posted by seagull
Soldiering is all these families know, they know nothing of the civilian world.
United we stand, the rest is, not an option.
It may be an indication of the underlying attitude of some of the news media towards the intelligence community that the significance of a request to Congress in late June by Secretary Rumsfeld for a new post of an Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence (making a fourth undersecretary in the department) was treated as routine until early August. Then suddenly, the media characterized the move as a "surprising gambit" by the Defense Department "that will have far-reaching consequences in the nation's intelligence structure." The internal managerial matter is now described as "a bureaucratic coup that accomplishes many Pentagon goals in one fell swoop."
DOD "PREEMPTIVE" INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATIONAL COUP
In 1992, General Colin Powell, chairman of the joint chiefs, awarded the prize for his strategy essay competition at the National Defence University to Lieutenant Colonel Charles Dunlap for The Origins of the American Military Coup of 2012.
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