Resign in Protest? A Cure Worse Than Most Diseases


Journal Article

© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016. Advocates of cultivating a resignation-in-protest ethic understate the costs and exaggerate the benefits. Military officers who believe that the policymaking process is heading in a bad direction already have ample recourse in the form of advising within the chain of command. If their advice is not heeded, it is exceedingly unlikely that the country would be better served by senior officers provoking a civil–military crisis to advertise their policy differences with civilian leaders.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Feaver, PD

Published Date

  • January 1, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 29 - 40

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0095-327X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/0095327X16657321

Citation Source

  • Scopus