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About Andrew Bacevich

Andrew J. Bacevich is professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University. He is the author of Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country, among other works. He is the author of America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History, which Random House will publish in April.

Articles by Andrew Bacevich

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

What obsessing about you-know-who causes us to miss

24 key national security issues that neither the Washington elite nor the media consider worth their bother.

Six national security questions that won't be asked in the US presidential elections

Preoccupied with point-scoring on ISIS, the candidates and commentators of the US presidential elections present a highly parochial vision of national security. What crucial issues are they leaving out?

Vietnamization 2.0

The US history of military intervention is shocking. It should be learnt from, rather than continued.

The theology of American national security

Clinging to policies that have manifestly failed is madness—but that is exactly what the US is doing in Iraq.

The Hill to the rescue on Syria?

Will members of the Senate and the House grasp the opportunity to undertake an urgently needed reassessment of America’s War for the Greater Middle East? 

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