Week 11 Summary

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Thomas Lennemann Summary for Week 11 Dr. Coumbe History 5010 Arsenals of Folly Civilian Controls The generals lost executive authority after WWII. The Goldwater-Nichols Act established the importance of the military leadership of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. After WW II they were staff officers. The development of the "Football", where only the President has the launch codes, bears this out. Rhodes describes how Truman was shaken by the civilian casualties following Hiroshima. "[He]. ..did not propose to have some dashing lieutenant colonel decide when would be the proper time to drop one." History has proven, and it is seen from history, that nuclear weapons were more of a political weapon then a strategic or tactical weapon. Sorcerer’s Apprentice Much like the mispercieved reports of the Cold War, the sorcery of Bin Ladin still sends panic attacks up the White House's spine. There were resemblances to the Bush Presidency. The Team B group were some of the same group that ran the Bush White
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