Bush administration militarization of government
The Bush administration has incrementally appointed career military officers, both active and retired, to fill intelligence and counterterrorism positions formerly held by civilian personnel.
- Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin (USA), Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence, Office of the Secretary of Defense
- Gen. James R. Clapper, Jr. (USAF-Ret.), Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, Office of the Secretary of Defense
- Lt. Gen. Dell L. Dailey, Coordinator in the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State (nominee)
- Maj. Gen. Michael Ennis, Deputy Director for Human Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency
- Gen. Michael V. Hayden, Director, Central Intelligence Agency
- Lt.Gen. Douglas Lute, "War Czar"
- Admiral Mike McConnell, Director, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Related SourceWatch Resources
- William M. Arkin, "America Needs a Few Good Civilians," Early Warning Blog / Washington Post, May 8, 2007.
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