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Andrew Bacevich

Andrew Bacevich

Andrew J. Bacevich is president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft and a professor of history and international relations at Boston University. Bacevich is the author of "America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History" (2017). He is also editor of the book, "The Short American Century" (2012), and author of several others, including: "Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country" (2014, American Empire Project); "Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War" (2011); "The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War" (2013), and "The Long War: A New History of U.S. National Security Policy Since World War II" (2009).

Articles by this author

 

What—If Anything—Will US Military Learn From Putin's Disastrous Ukraine Invasion?

We need an entirely different approach to national security.

Andrew Bacevich ·


Imperial Detritus: Henry Luce's Dream Comes Undone

The reckless squandering of American power in recent decades suggests that those who preside over the American imperium are either stunningly incompetent or simply mad as hatters.

Andrew Bacevich ·


On the Repurposed and Misapplied F-Word: Fascism

What threatens the United States today is not fascism but the continuing erosion of a domestic political consensus without which democratic governance becomes difficult, if not impossible

Andrew Bacevich ·


American Militarism, a Persistent Malady

Putin changed the subject, but confronting Martin Luther King's "giant triplets" is more urgent than ever.

Andrew Bacevich ·


JFK's Advice to Joe Biden in Tough Times

Reflections from the Netherworld.

Andrew Bacevich ·


One Very Long War From Vietnam to Afghanistan

After more than 60 years of deadly disasters, too few Americans are willing to confront the disaster that has befallen the United States as a consequence of our serial misuse of military power.

Andrew Bacevich ·


Mission Unaccomplished: Describing Failing US Military as 'Awesome'

Praising the awesomeness of that military has become twenty-first-century America's can't miss applause line.

Andrew Bacevich ·


With Afghanistan War Commission, A Chance for Accountability At Last

The search for uncomfortable truths is what the commission must be prepared to undertake — and what the troops who served and sacrificed in Afghanistan are owed. Otherwise, commission members will be wasting their time and failing the country.

Andrew Bacevich ·

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