Andrew Bacevich

Andrew Bacevich is president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. His new book, The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory is forthcoming.

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  • April 2005

    Loaded With Dynamite

    4 min

    According to his most fervent supporters, George W. Bush’s Second Inaugural Address has already taken its place among the great speeches of modern American politics. Whether history confirms that verdict remains to be seen.

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  • May 2003

    Illusions of a Tidy War

    6 min

    In the final days and hours preceding the current Persian Gulf war, reports extolling the dazzling information-age capabilities that American troops would take into battle against Saddam Hussein became a media staple.

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  • May 1996

    Clinton and the Troops

    5 ¾ min

    "I'm angry. I'd like to ask President Clinton why is my dad dead? And what are we doing fighting in Bosnia in the first place?" Coming from the 15-year-old son of Sergeant First Class Donald A. Dugan, the first operational fatality of the United States intervention in Bosnia, those questions command respect.

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