CM Dissemination

Focused Briefings The project has been briefed to over sixty different audiences, to include sessions with: Dr. David Chu, UnderSecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness; Rudy DeLeon, UnderSecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness; The Honorable F. Whitten Peters, Secretary of the Air Force; Tom Longstreth, Deputy UnderSecretary for Personnel and Readiness; VADM Patricia Tracey, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Personnel Policy; Dr. James Miller, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Requirements, Plans, and Counterproliferation; Dr. Morton Halperin, Director, Policy Planning, State Department; Dr. Hans Binnendyk, Senior Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control on the National Security Council Staff; Charles Abell, Senate Armed Services Committee Staff; Congressman Ike Skelton (D-MO); Ambassador Richard Armitage; General Alfred Gray, USMC (Ret.); Admiral William Crowe, USN (Ret.); Congressman Steve Buyer (R-IN); General Richard B. Myers, Vice-Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Bernard Rostker, Undersecretary of the Army; General Andrew J. Goodpaster, USA (Ret.); LTG. William E. Odom, USA (Ret.); Dr. Dov S. Zakheim; Lt. Gen. Daniel J. Kaufman, Superintendent, U.S. Military Academy; General Eric Shinseki, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army; General James Jones, Commandant, Marine Corps; General Michael Ryan, Chief of Staff, Air Force; and Andrew Hoehn, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy. The study has been extensively briefed to military officers at all levels of professional military education and is already shaping syllabi and civil-military relations teaching in military institutions. March 11-12, 1999, Naval War College April 16-18, 1999, Wast Hills House, King’s Norton, Birmingham, England Keynote address presented at conference on “Redefining Society-Military Relations from Vancouver to Vladivostok” July 19-20, 1999, Summer Workshop on Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy Cornell University, Ithaca, NY September 2-5, 1999, The American Political Science Association, Atlanta, GA September 23, 1999, Office of the Secretary of Defense staff September 23, 1999, Joint Chiefs of Staff action officers September 30, 1999, National Security Council staff September 30, 1999, Policy Planning Staff, State Department September 30, 1999, Senate Armed Services Committee Staff October 16, 1999, Advisory Board of Duke Magazine October 22, 1999, Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society October 27-29, Cantigny Conference, “The Conference on the Military and Civilian Society,” Wheaton, IL November 4, 1999, Testimony by Richard H. Kohn before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel November 6, 1999, Private briefing for Congressman Ike Skelton (D-MO), ranking minority member, House Armed Services Committee. November 11, 1999, Institute for War and Peace, Columbia University November 13, 1999, International Studies Association- Southern Region, Lexington, KY November 18, 1999, Ambassador Richard Armitage, advisor to Governor George W. Bush November 18, 1999, Potomac Institute November 18, 1999, Outreach Dinner, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University December 2, 1999, Private briefing to Congressman Steve Buyer (R-IN), Chairman, House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee December 7, 1999, House Armed Services Committee staff December 7, 1999, Outreach Dinner, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University December 14, 1999, Triangle Institute for Security Studies December 15, 1999, Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness with Assistant Secretaries and principal staff December 15, 1999, Board of Directors of the Smith Richardson Foundation January 11, 2000, General Richard B. Myers, USAF, CINCSPACE (VCJCS-designee) January 13, 2000 Center for Professional Ethics, United States Naval Academy Faculty January 13, 2000 Outreach Dinner, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University January 14, 2000, Duke University Alumni Luncheon January 14, 20000, Association of the United States Army, Lemnitzer Lecture Series February 23, 2000, Political-Military Bureau, Department of State, staff February 23, 2000, National Defense University students and faculty February 26, 2000, Future’s Group Meeting, Marine Corps University, Quantico, VA March 1, 2000, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, Miami, FL, Education and Defense Seminar March 2, 2000, Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC March 8, 2000, Council on Foreign Relations, New York, NY March 24, 2000, Reserve Officers Association including over 50 Congressional Staff Members March 24, 2000, Gen. Eric Shinseki, U.S. Army, Chief of Staff April 11, 2000, The Retired Officer’s Association, Board of Directors and Staff April 12, 2000, “Public Expectations of Homeland Security,” Annual Strategy Conference, Army War College April 13, 2000, Duke University Center for Law, Ethics, and National Security Conference on the US Military in the New Millennium April 19, 2000, Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference, “The Role of Militaries in the New Millennium” April 27, 2000, US Naval Institute Conference April 27, 2000, SAIS, Strategic Studies Program, “The Civil-Military Crisis Debate” April 28, 2000, William Sutey, Legislative Assistant to Senator Charles Robb May 2, 2000, “Civil-Military Relations and the Use of Force,” John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University May 2, 2000, “The Civil-Military Culture Gap Controversy,” Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University May 12, 2000, General James Jones, USMC, Commandant, Marine Corps May 12, 2000, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Threat Reduction (Strategy) June 13, 2000, Department of War Studies, King’s College, London June 15, 2000, The Center for Studies in Social Sciences of Defense, Paris, France June 19, 2000, Richard Saunders and Military Advisors to Vice-President Al Gore August 23, 2000, Center for Defense Leadership and Management Program, National Defense University September 1, 2000, Hans Binnendyk, National Security Council September 1, 2000, Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C. October 11, 2000, Gen. Michael Ryan, USAF, Chief of Staff, Air Force, and Principals of the Air Staff October 12, 2000, ROTC students and Peace, War, and Defense majors at University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill October 20, 2000, “The Civil-Military Gap in Comparative Perspective,” St. Cyr, France October 23, 2000, The Center for Studies in Social Sciences of Defense, Paris, France December 1, 2000, Center for the Defense Leadership and Management Program, National Defense University January 25, 2201, Civil-Military Consortium, Washington, DC January 26, 2001, National Security Council staff May 7, 2001, Keynote Luncheon Address to Annual Leadership Conference, Employee Support for Guard and Reserves, San Diego, CA May 10, 2001, Plenary Address to “Taking Stock on Civil-Military Relations,” conference sponsored by the Centre for European Security Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands July 16, 2001, UnderSecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readines with Assistant Secretary and principal staff Print Media “Sharp Divergence Found in Views of Military and Civilians, Adam Clymer, New York Times, September 8, 1999. “Can We Trust the Military?” Maggie Gallagher, Washington Times, September 16, 1999. “Beware of a Military Penchant for a Parallel Foreign Policy,” William Pfaff, International Herald Tribune, September 22, 1999. “Civilians, Military Seen Growing Apart: Study Finds Partisan Armed Forces ‘Elite’,” Bradley Graham, The Washington Post, October 18, 1999. “Report: Military-Civilian Divide Could Weaken US,” Steven Komarow, USA Today, October 18, 1999. “Some Fear US Policy Shift Will Result From Congress’s Waning Pool of Vets,” The Wall Street Journal, Thomas E. Ricks, October 18, 1999. “Top Military Officers Favor Republicans,” AP, The Washington Times, October 19, 1999. “Militaires et civils ont de plus en plus de mal a se comprendre,” Agence France Presse, Pierre Glachant, October 19, 1999. “Closing a Gap,” Fayetteville Observer-Times, October 25, 1999. “Defense: Finding a Problem,” Florida Times-Union, October 25, 1999. “Civilian and Soldier: Conference to Explore Repairing Rifts Between Two Worlds,” Keith Lawrence, Duke University Dialogue, October 29, 1999. “America Can Sacrifice 20,000 to Protect Taiwan,” Ming Pao, November 8, 1999. “To Protect Taiwan, American Would Sacrifice 17,000 to 20,000,” World Journal, November 8, 1999. “Too High Consensus in Using Force to Protect Taiwan,” China Times, November 11, 1999. “McCain Enlisting Fellow Veterans to Back His Campaign,” Alison Mitchell, New York Times, November 11, 1999. “Military Officers Should Keep Political Views to Themselves,” Robert F. Door, Opinion Talk Back, November 15, 1999. “Militarism Will Be Different as War Veterans Disappear,” William Pfaff, Chicago Tribune, November 15, 1999. “Anchors Away?: The Military Values Gap,” Charles Colson, Breakpoint, November 19, 1999. “Study Says Public ‘OK’ with Prospect of War Casualties,” Stephen Green, The San Diego Union-Tribune, November 20, 1999. “Joint Chiefs Need to be More Gutsy,” George C. Wilson, National Journal, November 20, 1999. “A Draft in America’s Future?,” William R. Arkin,, November 22, 1999. “Survey: Cultural, political gap growing,” William Matthews, Army Times, December 6, 1999. “Verbatim,” Robert S. Dudney, ed., Air Force Magazine, December 1999. “A Cumbersome Gap,” David Isenberg,, December 9, 1999. “The Military: What Is It Good For?,” Mackubin Thomas Owens,, December 9, 1999. “GOP Advertises Differences with Commander In Chief In Military-Oriented Papers,” Pat Towell, Congressional Quarterly Weekly, December 11, 1999. “Gay Rights Advocates Plan to Press Clinton to Undo Policy of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” Eric Schmitt, New York Times, December 25, 1999. “Few Are Happy with Policy of ‘Don’t Ask,'” Paul Richter, Los Angeles Times, December 28, 1999. “The Military-Civilian Gap,” John T. Correll, Air Force Magazine, January 2000. “Battle Plan: How to Sell a Non-Veteran Candidates to Vets? Call His GOP Rival a Liberal,” Dana Milbank, Washington Post, January 17, 2000. “Change Law that Breeds Intolerant Military,” Deb Price, Detroit News, January 17, 2000. “Allowing Gays In Military Weakens Morale, Security,” Chris Stewart and David Forsmark, Detroit News, January 17, 2000. “Low-Risk Warfare Harms Military’s Image,” Justin Brown, Christian Science Monitor, January 19, 2000. “Are US Military Leaders Overstepping Their Bounds? Experts Differ,” Inside the Pentagon, January 27, 2000. “No Shortchanging Defense,” William S. Cohen, Washington Post, January 27, 2000. “Military-Conservative Not an Iron-Clad Label,” Dave Moniz, Durham News and Observer, January 28, 2000. “Moderation in the Ranks,” Raleigh News and Observer, January 30, 2000. “Interview: James Webb,” Fred L. Shultz, ed., Proceedings of the U.S. Naval Institute, April 2000. “The Pen and the Sword,” James Kitfield, Government Executive, April 2000. “Dangerous Alienation,” Kirk Kicklighter, Duke Magazine, March-April 2000. Foresight. April 2000. “Civil-Military Gap May Be Hurting Mid-level, General Officer Links,” Catharine McRae, Inside the Pentagon, April 20, 2000. “America’s Postmodern Military,” Don M. Snider, World Policy Journal, Spring 2000. “Draft Registration Rates Are Dropping,” Andrea Stone,USA Today, May 17, 2000. “Risks of Waging Only Risk-Free War,” Justin Brown, Christian Science Monitor, May 24, 2000. “Citizenship: Bridging the Gap,” The Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation, 1999 Annual Report, May 22, 2000. “Draft Registrations Decline,” Dave Clark, Family News in Focus, June 7, 2000. “Study Probes Civilian-Military Disconnect,” Harold Kennedy, National Defense, August 2000. “The Credibility Crisis,” Elaine Donnelly, Proceedings, August 2000. “It’s Time for America’s Military to Give Up Politics,” William Pfaff, International Herald Tribune, August 14, 2000. “Low Morale Saps US Military Might,” Justin Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, September 3, 2000. “Will Bush Bury the ‘Bodybag Syndrome’?,” Max Boot, Wall Street Journal, September 11, 2000. “Military Backs Ex-Guard Pilot Over Pvt. Gore,” Steven Lee Myers, New York Times, September 21, 2000. “Retired Military Officers at Odds Over Propriety of Their Politics,” Tom Bowman, Baltimore Sun, September 22, 2000. “When the Military (Ret.) Marches To Its Own Drummer,” Steven Lee Myers, New York Times, October 1, 2000. “GOP Finds Friends in Military Retirees,” Bruce I. Friedland, The Florida Times-Union, October 7, 2000. “Military Endorsements,” Washington Times, October 8, 2000. “Retired Military’s Right to Speak Out,” Franklin Margiotta, Washington Times, October 22, 2000. “Military Breaks Ranks with Non-Partisan Tradition,” David Wood, Cleveland Plain Dealer, October 22, 2000. “A Dearth of Military Understanding,” Omaha World-Herald, October 23, 2000. “Dr. Kohn Speaks on the Gap Between the Military and Civilian Society,” Anchors Aweigh: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Newsletter,” October 26, 2000. “Most in Military Plan to Vote for Bush-Cheney Ticket,” Rowan Scarborough, The Washington Times, October 30, 2000. “Florida Overseas Ballots Could Tip the Scales,” Kevin Coughlin, The New Jersey Star-Ledger, November 10, 2000. “Absentee Edge for Bush,” Dan Keating and John Mintz, Washington Post, November 16, 2000. “Absentee Ballots’ Day Has Arrived: Today,” William March, Tampa Tribune, November 17, 2000. “Nation’s Eyes on Overseas Votes,” James Toedtman and Sara Kugler,, November 17, 2000. “‘I Think We’re Pretty Disgusted’; Challenging of Military Ballots Widens Divide Between Military, Democrats,” Thomas E. Ricks, The Washington Post, November 21, 2000. “Why Soldiers Dislike Democrats,” Tom Donnelly, The Weekly Standard, December 4, 2000. “For 8 Years, A Strained Relationship With The Military,” Jane Perlez, The New York Times, December 28, 2000. “Bush Gets Cheers In The Barracks,” Andrea Stone, USA Today, January 8, 2001. “Support for the Armed Forces Remains High,” Savannah Morning News, March 30, 2001.

Radio, TV, and Other Media

Lucian Truscott, IV. Full Dress Gray (William & Morrow, 1998) p. 139, 236. “Skelton Calls for National Campaign to Support Men and Women in Uniform,” Ike Skelton, speech in Raleigh, NC, November 6, 1999. “The Gap Between the Military and Society,” The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, November 10, 1999. Talk of the Nation, Public Radio Network, November 11, 1999. “Civil-Military Gap,” John Hillen and Mackubin Thomas Owens, Online Newshour Forum, November 15, 1999. Conversations with Tom Clark, Wisconsin Public Radio, June 1, 2000. Remarks of Congressman Ike Skelton (D-MO), Graduation Exercises of the Naval War College. NBC Nightly News, November 14, 2000. Hardball, November 14, 2000. CBS News Radio, November 14, 2000. WILA Radio, November 21, 2000. KCRW Public Radio, “To the Point,” March 13, 2001