International Security & Foreign Policy

Military Advice and Presidential Decision-Making: Mending the Broken Dialogue

Grant Year: 2015

Janine Davidson will research and write a book that will examine the deliberative process between senior civilian and military officials when the President is considering options for the use of military force. She will conduct research and interviews and convene working groups in order to examine the cultural and institutional drivers that produce civil-military frictions in developing responses to military contingencies.

Council on Foreign Relations International Security & Foreign Policy