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Commissars, commanders, and civilian authority

the structure of Soviet military politics

by Timothy J. Colton

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Kommunisticheskai͡a︡ partii͡a︡ Sovetskogo Soi͡u︡za,
    • Civil supremacy over the military -- Soviet Union,
    • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces -- Political activity

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementTimothy J. Colton.
      SeriesRussian Research Center studies ;, 79
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN6520.C58 C64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 365 p. ;
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4734091M
      ISBN 100674145356
      LC Control Number78023342

      sity Press, ); Timothy J. Colton, Commissars, Commanders, and Civilian Authority: The Structure of Soviet Military Politics (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ). cy CY/Taylor 0 2 Novem Char Count= 0.   A commander’s authority over dependents and civilians is not as great as the “virtually absolute” authority over military members, Bloom said. But commanders have a variety of tools to.

      COMMANDERS AND COMMISSARS. The Communist party was ultimately governed by Joseph Stalin, the general secretary of the Central Committee. Known as the “boss” (khozyain) and the “leader” (vozhd), Stalin headed every institution relevant to the war effort from on: the State Committee for Defense, the People’s Commissar for Defense, and the Supreme High Command of the Red Army (the. Canadian Slavonic Papers. An Interdisciplinary Journal Devoted to Central and Eastern Europe. Volume 22 • Number 2 • June

        commander courses at Air University. It also serves as a helpful reference guide for commanders in the field, providing general guidance and helping commanders to clarify issues and identify potential problem areas. Disclaimer: As with any publication of secondary authority, this deskbook should not be used as the basis for action on specific. Commissars, Commanders, and Civilian Authority: the Structure of Soviet Military Politics, (Harvard University Press, ). The Dilemma of Reform in the Soviet Union, (Council on Foreign Relations, ). Moscow: Governing the Socialist Metropolis, (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ).


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Commissars, commanders, and civilian authority: the structure of Soviet military politics. [Timothy J Colton] -- For six decade the Soviet system has been immune to military rebellion and takeover, which often characterizes modernizing countries.

How can we explain the stability of Soviet military politics. Most of these points are discussed in Colton, Commissars, Commanders, and Civilian Authority, Chaps. STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE COMMUNISM limited military involvement in major societal conflicts; --assignment of the task of suppressing most domestic deviance and opposition to specialized police forces, not to the regular military.

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The only known commissars to have held and retained overall command of a full regiment included Commissar Ibram Gaunt, who became the only known colonel-commissar of the orphaned Tanith 1 st Regiment, after receiving command of the Tanith 1 st, 2 nd and 3 rd Regiments from Warmaster Slaydo during the Sabbat Worlds Crusade, and losing the 2 nd.

People's Commissars and People's Commissariats were renamed Ministers and Ministries in by a decree of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union. Political commissar [ edit ] A political commissar was a high-ranking functionary at a military headquarters who held coequal rank and authority with the military commander of the unit.

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No enrollment or registration. The question of “civilian control” or “how to guard the guardians” has been a central issue within the subfield of civil-military relations (CMR), since Plato’s Republic written more than years ago.

The states need strong armies to defend their borders, but armed forces strong enough to protect the state also pose a threat to the civilian leadership.

Commissars, Commanders, and Civilian Authority: The Structure of Soviet Military Politics By Timothy J. Colton Reviewed By John C. Campbell. As such, the Commissar is a civilian with authority over military matters.

In a war zone, the military leaders are in charge. A Commissar's role is to provide political guidance to those officers as well as inspiration to the troops. Additionally, they also serve as legal authority independent of the chain of command.