Andrew Bacevich

Andrew Bacevich is the author of America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military Historywhich has just been published by Random House.

Here We Go Again: America’s War for the Greater Middle East (Cont.)

The Compulsion to Intervene

Missing Dr. Strangelove

Tanks for Nothing: Is Civilization Really at Stake in Ukraine?

Deaf to History’s Questions

Russia’s Underperforming Military (and Our Own)

Imperial Detritus: After the American Century

The F-Word (The Other One): Repurposed and Misapplied

How Putin Changed the Subject

Reflections from the Netherworld: Advice from JFK to Joe Biden

A Very Long War

How Awesome is ‘Awesome,’ America’s Underperforming Military

The Last Progressive: Biden and Illusions of “Normalcy”

Answering the Armies of the Cheated: No Questions About War, Please!

The Passing of the Present and the Decline of America

Biden the Bold vs. Joe the Timid

America Longest War: No Bang, No Whimper, No Victory

Biden Defers to the Blob

When Poisons Curdle: Beyond Donald Trump

A Good Deed from the Wicked Witch? Actually Ending the War in Afghanistan

Reframing America’s Role in the World

Patton and Westy Meet in a Bar: a Play of Many Parts in One Act

Biden Wins, Then What?

Martin Luther King’s Giant Triplets: Racism, Yes, But What About Militarism and Materialism?

V-E Day Plus 75: From a Moment of Victory to a Time of Pandemic

The Coronavirus and the Real Threats to American Safety and Freedom

Going Off-Script in the Age of Trump

A Report Card on the American Project

The Real Cover-Up: Putting Donald Trump’s Impeachment in Context

Reflections on “Peace” in Afghanistan

The Great Reckoning A Look Back from Mid-Century

The “Forever Wars” Enshrined

The Trump Era as an Occasion for Truth Telling

Lost in TrumpWorld

Unsolicited Advice for an Undeclared Presidential Candidate: a Letter to Elizabeth Warren

Trump in the Rearview Mirror

The American Military System Dissected: What Happens When a Few Volunteer and the Rest Just Watch

A Harvey Weinstein Moment for America’s Wars?

The President’s Blank Check for War

Obama’s Secret Warriors

Scoring the Global War on Terror

The Passing of the Postwar Era


Ballpark Liturgy

Is America Coming to Its Senses?

Obama’s Libyan Escapade

Why Military Spending is Untouchable

Afghanistan: War of Illusions

Obama’s Post-Modern War of Attrition

Obama’s Sins of Omission