Religion, Legitimacy and Politics – Musings of a Maverick on Military Legitimacy – 14 April 2018

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Musings of a Maverick on Military Legitimacy

 By Rudy Barnes, Jr.

Does might make right?  It did in World War II, but since then U.S. military interventions have more often been wrong than right.  Military legitimacy is about might being right, and when public support is needed for U.S. political objectives in the area of operations, military force must be restrained to be considered legitimate.

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