NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE
oe biden intends to appoint General Lloyd J. Austin III as Secretary of Defense. The application must be rejected.
There is not much wrong with General Austin except the fact that he is General Austin. US law requires a seven-year gap between active military service and the post of Secretary of Defense, with the idea of keeping military policy firmly in the hands of civilians and limiting political clout – and political ambition. – senior military commanders of the country. .
The law has served us well. The Trump administration succeeded in having it canceled in order to accommodate the confirmation of …