Author Archives: Andrew J. Bacevich
If only we’d listened to an eccentric CIA operative, we might have won the Vietnam War.
The left has readopted its 1930s purge-happy mindset, in spirit if not in substance.
In a weird way, his militaristic proposal captures something important about our present moment.
Forty-three years ago a symposium of writers from George Kennan to Gore Vidal surveyed the damage—and offered prescient warnings for our wars today.
Along with the entire the military-industrial complex.
Is the United States becoming a patsy for the Kingdom?
This is the threat to our democracy, not Fake News. And Exhibit A is our failed war in Afghanistan.
“Darkest Hour” is latest retelling of the heroic Churchill parable, routinely celebrated by American politicians and pundits.
Max Boot and Eliot Cohen can’t figure out why Trump was elected in the first place.
How America’s failure to honor a 1990 commitment led to many of today’s global crises.
Refuting the latest excuse from some national security professionals.
Almost three decades after “the end of history” thesis emerged, the problems of modernity remain.
Manafort isn’t the only villain in this establishment fairy tale.
Their latest ramblings say much about the crisis facing our elites.
The guy who’s learned nothing attacks the guy who knows nothing.
They tell us much about service life and futile imperial adventures.
Attack on Mearsheimer and others comes perilously close to a McCarthyite smear.
But is the Trump Administration too dysfunctional to grasp this?
A Memo to the ‘Supe’
Does any member have the courage and vision to take responsibility?← Older posts
from The American Conservative