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Tue May 31, 2011
National Security

What Does The Head Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff Do?

President Obama announced his pick for a new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Monday: Army Chief of Staff General Martin E. Dempsey. For more on the chairman's role and what Dempsey's selection means, Michele Norris speaks to Peter Feaver. He is a political science professor at Duke University and the author of several books on civil-military relations.

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