Just take control of the US Military? Isn't that what you have trained, experienced military commanders for? Steps in and orders it shot out of the sky. However, the Doctor suspects foul play, getting on Chinn's bad side, and insisting that he be allowed to join the team examining Axonite. Chinn, suspecting that UNIT and the Doctor will interfere in his becoming a global hero, retaliates by having the Doctor and UNIT placed. UNDER MILITARY ARREST? SERIOUSLY, WHERE DOES HE GET THE AUTHORITY TO DO THIS?