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Bacevich, a professor of history and international relations at Boston University. Army with the rank of colonel. Bacevich holds a Ph. The End of American Exceptionalism. His earlier works, The New American Militarism: How Americans are Seduced by War and American Empire are considered important reading for everyone interested in American foreign policy.
The book reveals a number of critical truths exposing deep flaws that have persisted for decades in American strategic thinking. Any military officer aspiring to high office needs not only to read, but also to study and learn from this important book.
No other book shows so clearly how US intervention there have blended into a single long war. They provide an irreplaceable backstory to what is more generally known of U. Most disturbing is his compelling argument that the fault lies with We the People. Eikenberry, lieutenant general, U. Army retired and former U.
In this superb history, Andrew Bacevich reveals the civil-military dysfunction that made this a nation of endless conflicts, waged by a professional warrior class, for a public that has traded civic virtue for mindless flag-waving.
As the scholar that he is, he is learned. As a citizen, he is impassioned.
All this has combined to produce a unique voice of great value in American political life. In Breach of Trust he anatomizes what he knows best, the acute danger our current military institutions and policies pose to American democracy.
Anyone who cherishes that democracy should read and heed this book. He has appeared on all the major news media outlets including the Bill Moyers Show.
Bacevich or to arrange for an appearance, please contact the agency. Richard Beeman Richard Beeman was a faculty member as well as dean of the college at the University of Pennsylvania for forty-three years.
He held a Ph. His earlier work, Patrick Henry: A Biography was a National Book Award finalist. The Forging of American Independence, —, was published in This is a terrific book. A welcome addition to a rich, indispensable field of scholarly study.
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STUDY. Who is Josiah and what is Beah's purpose in mentioning him several times? Josiah was the boy that Beah shared a tent with.
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