On today’s show, military historian and critic of US empire Andrew Bacevich talks about his recent essay, “American Imperium – Untangling truth and fiction in an age of perpetual war” and his recent book, “America’s War for the Greater Middle East.”
Andrew Bacevich is Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at Boston University. He is the author of “Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War” (2010),” “The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism” (2008), among others. His essays and reviews have appeared in a variety of scholarly and general interest publications including The Wilson Quarterly, The National Interest, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Nation, and The New Republic.
In 2004, Dr. Bacevich was a Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. He has also held fellowships at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the Council on Foreign Relations.