(See M. K. Eder, pp. 28-33, February 2009 Proceedings)
Commander Hans Liske, U.S. Navy (Retired)—Major General Eder's arguments in favor of a centralized voice for strategic communications were unpersuasive on several counts. First, the author only scratches the surface of culture, and bases her arguments on its most superficial aspects. Second, she minimizes the many differing viewpoints in American democracy. And finally, she mischaracterizes the conflict about which she writes as a "war of ideas."