Civilian Control over Military: Another Thing the Founders Did Right

No matter if you’re happy, sad, or indifferent about this year’s election results, here’s one thing about which all Americans can be proud: Pentagon prepares for wartime transition:

Pentagon officials have begun preparing for the first transfer of power during war since Vietnam. They insist that the complicated transfer from the Bush administration to the Obama administration will go smoothly.

It remains remarkable that the most powerful military force in history can so easily and seamlessly transition from one government to another.

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