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Podcast: Empire Has No Clothes, A General Running the Pentagon? with William Astore

Matt, Kelley, and I spoke with William Astore, retired lieutenant colonel (USAF), who teaches history at the Pennsylvania College of Technology. We discussed the Lloyd Austin appointment as Joe Biden’s defense secretary, America’s endless wars, the missing antiwar movement, and the need for greater public engagement with foreign policy.

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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