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Andrew Bacevich


  • Originally published 11/12/2013

    The U.S. Army Discovers Africa

    Andrew J. Bacevich

    Africa has many needs. Whether it needs the United States bringing to bear a million American soldiers is doubtful.

  • Originally published 05/28/2013

    How We Name Our Wars Matters

    Andrew J. Bacevich

    Clockwise from top: Buffalo Soldiers in the Spanish American War; a Soviet officer in World War II; Canadian troops in World War I, and dead Confederate soldiers in the American Civil War.Originally posted on TomDispatch.com For well over a decade now the United States has been “a nation at war.” Does that war have a name?

  • Originally published 03/28/2017

    Europe is Alive and Well

    Steve Hochstadt

    Europe is good. Three times as many Europeans as Americans trust their national legislatures. One-sixth as many Europeans as Americans are in jail, probably related to the fact that one-fifth as many murders occur. Health care is universal and Europeans live longer. According to the “World Happiness Report”, Europeans are the happiest people in the world. Americans do pretty well, too, ranking 14th, about the same as Germans.