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U.S. civil-military tensions could raise long-term issues
Stable civil-military relations have been a hallmark of American military power. But the U.S. armed forces have recently been drawn into divisive political issues in a way not seen for decades. The prospect of further strained relations, and the media and political scrutiny that will come with it, may pose a distraction for the Pentagon, affecting military morale and performance.