Are Americans and Their Military Drifting Apart?

That’s what ¬†Karl Eikenberry and David Kennedy ask in this New York Times op-ed today. Eikenberry’s a retired Army lieutenant general and was the United States commander in Afghanistan from 2005 to 2007 and the ambassador there from 2009 to 2011. He is a fellow at Stanford, where David M. Kennedy is an emeritus professor of history.

They argue that the greatest …

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