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August 1, 2016 3:34 am

Former Top General: ‘Civil Military Crisis’ if Trump Elected

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Donald Trump. Photo: Twitter.

Donald Trump. Photo: Twitter.

Politico – The election of Republican Donald Trump as president could mean a breakdown in the relationship between civilian and military leaders, a former top commander of US forces in Afghanistan warned Sunday.

In an interview on ABC’s “This Week,” retired Marine Gen. John Allen criticized Trump for his rhetoric on the wider use of military force and torture. And if Trump followed through with those pledges, Allen said, it would create “a civil military crisis, the like of which we’ve not seen in this country before.”

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