Andrew Bacevich

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Andrew Bacevich is professor emeritus of history and irRelations at Boston University. He is the author of The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism, Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War; and America’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History. Bacevich is a retired Army colonel and veteran of Vietnam and the Gulf War.

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