Andrew Bacevich appears in the following:
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Today, the Army has 522,000 soldiers on active duty. Hagel's proposed Pentagon budget would cut manpower even further, to somewhere between 440,000 and 450,000.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Andrew Bacevich, professor of international relations and history at Boston University, West Point graduate, Vietnam veteran, and author of Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country, criticizes the American public for leaving national defense to "other people" and looks at the effects of the gulf between them on policy.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Armed drones will soon fly in Libya in order to help enforce the no-fly zone in place there, the White House announced last week. Drones have been a controversial military weapon over the past few years, and a new study by the British Defense Ministry, believes new technologies, such as drones, may mean we resort to military conflict much sooner and easier than before. Are drones really a useful tool in military conflict or do they just serve to escalate the situation?
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Nobody can argue that America’s place on the world's geopolitical stage is changing. America is fighting a war in Afghanistan and maintaining ongoing military responsibilities in Iraq, while weathering a major financial crisis at home: There is reasonable concern over America’s ability to maintain the international diplomatic clout as it has for most of the 20th century.
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Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Andrew Bacevich, professor of international relations and history at Boston University, West Point graduate, Vietnam veteran, and author of Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War, discusses the origins of global US military presence, and challenges its efficacy.