President Boris Yeltsin's efforts to establish tight personal control over the military and his failure to institutionalize civilian control have politicized and demoralized top military leaders. Such conditions could jeopardize democratic reform by allowing Yeltsin and his successors to use military force to retain STEPHEN BLANK A WELL-MANAGED MILITARY UNDER institutionalized civilian control is […]

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