Author Archives: Andrew J. Bacevich
The hypocrisy on daily display in London and Washington of late has become difficult to stomach.
The dealmaking president hasn’t learned how to deal with his subordinates in the military.
The same neocons who gush about alliances today were telling anyone not on board with the Iraq invasion to ‘go to hell.’
He thinks the answer is to return power to the morally high-minded establishment that created this mess in the first place.
Our writer visited Israel and found plenty of people posing for selfies—along with the old lingering hatreds.
A great and violent river has bubbled again to the surface of American politics. But the center will hold.
How can you trust an establishment that so easily succumbs to fantasies of global hegemony and go-it-alone militarism?
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.
Today is the anniversary of the fall of Saigon–and here is what writers from George Kennan to Gore Vidal had to say about it in 1975.
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.← Older posts
from The American Conservative