[Theforum] Re: (was) let's kill it

Martin Burns martin at members.evolt.org
Thu Apr 18 03:05:38 CDT 2002

Joel Canfield wrote on 17/4/02 10:47 pm

>Can you imagine what would happen if a soldier reported to a body instead of
>a clearcut chain of command? What does he do when two officers give
>conflicting orders, or no orders at all?

Ah, something like Parliament? Armies in democracies answer to groups of
people. (I may be wrong but I also have a feeling that the very top of the UK and
US armed forces are groups of people too - "The Joint Chiefs of Staff" or some


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