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Andrew J. Bacevich - Coming Home from Helmand

Add to EJ Playlist  This video program is available in full at www.pdxjustice. org (search on keyword "Bacevich"). To resume the program where this segment left off, click and drag the playback time slider to 9:44. Program Description: Professor of History and International Relations, Andrew J. Bacevich, talks about a recent article and his most recent book, The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism.

5 questions with Andrew Bacevich

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Conservative Historian warns against Obama in Afghanistan-3/3

Add to EJ Playlist  Conservative Historian Andrew Bacevich Warns Against Obama's Escalation of War in Afghanistan and Intensifying Use of Air Power in Region Less than a week after US air strikes killed over a hundred Afghan civilians, President Obamas top security adviser, General James Jones, said Sunday that the US will continue its strikes in Afghanistan, despite sharp criticism about rising civilian casualties from Afghan President Hamid Karzai. We speak to Boston University professor and retired military colonel Andrew Bacevich about why Obamas plans in Afghanistan and Pakistan are counterproducti ve. [includes rush transcript]

Conservative Historian warns against Obama in Afghanistan-2/3

Add to EJ Playlist  Conservative Historian Andrew Bacevich Warns Against Obama's Escalation of War in Afghanistan and Intensifying Use of Air Power in Region Less than a week after US air strikes killed over a hundred Afghan civilians, President Obamas top security adviser, General James Jones, said Sunday that the US will continue its strikes in Afghanistan, despite sharp criticism about rising civilian casualties from Afghan President Hamid Karzai. We speak to Boston University professor and retired military colonel Andrew Bacevich about why Obamas plans in Afghanistan and Pakistan are counterproducti ve. [includes rush transcript]

Conservative Historian warns against Obama in Afghanistan-1/3

Add to EJ Playlist  Conservative Historian Andrew Bacevich Warns Against Obama's Escalation of War in Afghanistan and Intensifying Use of Air Power in Region Less than a week after US air strikes killed over a hundred Afghan civilians, President Obamas top security adviser, General James Jones, said Sunday that the US will continue its strikes in Afghanistan, despite sharp criticism about rising civilian casualties from Afghan President Hamid Karzai. We speak to Boston University professor and retired military colonel Andrew Bacevich about why Obamas plans in Afghanistan and Pakistan are counterproducti ve. [includes rush transcript]

Andrew Bacevich: Farewell, the American Century

Add to EJ Playlist  Andrew Bacevich, author of the bestselling book The Limits Of Power discusses the end of the American century. Read more by Andrew Bacevich at Tomdispatch.com and AmericanEmpireP roject.com.

Andrew Bacevich: Militarized US Foreign Policy

Add to EJ Playlist  "Our foreign policy has for too long been excessively militarized," says Bacevich, "to the extent that senior military officers, such as the four-star regional commanders, are the principal actors in the framing and implementation of U.S. foreign policy, and that almost guarantees that our policies will continue to be excessively militarized." This Carnegie Council event took place on November 3, 2008. For the full video, audio, and transcript, go to http://www.ccei a.org

Andrew Bacevich: US Expansionism

Add to EJ Playlist  The central theme of U.S. foreign policy is expansionism, beginning in the wake of the American Revolution and continuing down to the present day, says Bacevich. Until recently this was wildly successful; but no more. This Carnegie Council event took place on November 3, 2008. For the full video, audio, and transcript, go to http:///www.cce ia.org

Bacevich: An End to Exceptionalism

Add to EJ Playlist  West Point graduate and BU professor Andrew Bacevich spoke in Concord NH about his new book "The Limits of Power: An End to Exceptionalism"

The Long War: U.S. Security Policy Since World War II

Add to EJ Playlist  Andrew J. Bacevich is a West Point graduate, Vietnam veteran and professor of International Relations and History at Boston University. A self described "Catholic conservative" his recent writings have been critical of the Bush administrations foreign policy, particularly the Iraq War. Series: Humanitas [9/2008] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 14212]

We are not friends with Russia but ...

Add to EJ Playlist  The conflict in South Ossetia has led to a strengthened Russia and now the West needs to look at Russian interests from Moscow's perspective, says Boston University's professor of international relations Andrew J. Bacevich.

The end of American Exceptionalism-3/3

Add to EJ Playlist  The Limits of Power: Andrew Bacevich on the End of American Exceptionalism Andrew Bacevich is a conservative historian who spent twenty-three years serving in the US Army. He also lost his son in Iraq last year. In a new book titled The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism, Bacevich argues that although many in this country are paying a heavy price for US domestic and foreign policy decisions, millions of Americans simply continue to shop, spend and satisfy their appetite for cheap oil, credit and the promise of freedom at home. Bacevich writes, "As the American appetite for freedom has grown, so too has our penchant for empire." [includes rush transcript]

The end of American Exceptionalism-2/3

Add to EJ Playlist  The Limits of Power: Andrew Bacevich on the End of American Exceptionalism Andrew Bacevich is a conservative historian who spent twenty-three years serving in the US Army. He also lost his son in Iraq last year. In a new book titled The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism, Bacevich argues that although many in this country are paying a heavy price for US domestic and foreign policy decisions, millions of Americans simply continue to shop, spend and satisfy their appetite for cheap oil, credit and the promise of freedom at home. Bacevich writes, "As the American appetite for freedom has grown, so too has our penchant for empire." [includes rush transcript]

The end of American Exceptionalism-1/3

Add to EJ Playlist  The Limits of Power: Andrew Bacevich on the End of American Exceptionalism Andrew Bacevich is a conservative historian who spent twenty-three years serving in the US Army. He also lost his son in Iraq last year. In a new book titled The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism, Bacevich argues that although many in this country are paying a heavy price for US domestic and foreign policy decisions, millions of Americans simply continue to shop, spend and satisfy their appetite for cheap oil, credit and the promise of freedom at home. Bacevich writes, "As the American appetite for freedom has grown, so too has our penchant for empire." [includes rush transcript]

Conversations with History: Andrew J. Bacevich

Add to EJ Playlist  Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Andrew J. Bacevich for a discussion of the new American militarism. Bacevich discusses his career as a military officer and as a Princeton trained historian. He traces his intellectual odyssey and offers insights into the forces shaping current high expectations about the military's role in international politics. Series: "Conversations with History" [9/2005] [Humanities] [Show ID: 11020]

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