Aviation Week publishes “Helping Citizens Better Grasp The Warfighter Experience”, a commentary by Steve Grundman about the particularly weak foundation for how Americans relate to defense and foreign policies and what might be done about it.
Writing in Aviation Week & Space Technology, Steve Grundman cites a recent survey of the Reagan Foundation to observe a strikingly low salience and understanding of foreign and defense policy concerns in the minds of most Americans. He attributes these civic deficiencies to an arms-length relationship to war and warriors which “remains stunted by treatments of the topic that transport us right to the front lines but still keep us at a safe distance from the complex human experience.”
View Aviation Week column here
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