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Review: Bacevich’s Breach of Trust

My review of Andrew Bacevich’s latest book, Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country.

Andrew Bacevich: Three Harpies?

Andrew Bacevich refers to Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice, and Samantha Power as “the Three Harpies.”

America’s Forgotten, And Forever, Wars

America has become involved in conflicts around the world, largely without the knowledge of the American people or the consent of their representatives, and it doesn’t appear that’s going to end anytime soon.

War As Aspirational

Why do we persist in going to war?

America Has Options in Egypt

Andrew Bacevich argues, persuasively, that “absence of leverage does not preclude options” with respect to Egypt.

Does All-Volunteer Military Break the Social Compact?

Andrew Bacevich bemoans the social impact of the all-volunteer force.

Military Health Crisis Mirrors America’s

Health care is eating up 10 percent of the Pentagon’s budget and rising fast.

Time To Pull Out Of Afghanistan

Nine years into a war that seems to be without end, it’s time to declare victory and go home.

Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times, via Associated Press Lt. Col. Richard D. Heyward, left, of Illinois, and Sgt. Nick Wysong of Washington crossed southern Iraq last week with their unit of the Second Infantry Division. Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times, via Associated Press Lt. Col. Richard D. Heyward, left, of Illinois, and Sgt. Nick Wysong of Washington crossed southern Iraq last week with their unit of the Second Infantry Division.

Iraq Mission Shifts, Nobody Cares

America’s mission in Iraq is shifting from an active combat role to a smaller security presence. But the war that gripped our attention for years is now off the radar screen.

Scrap NATO?

Overhyping Petraeus

Iraq SitRep

WHO’S THE ENEMY?