Andrew J. Bacevich


The pretend war: why bombing Isil won't solve the problem

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Britain, France and America are in a protracted fight against Islamic radicalism. Pity our leaders have no idea how to win it


Barack Obama: anatomy of a failure

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Whatever happened to Barack Obama?


The US military should be winning wars, not fighting Ebola

11 October 2014 9:00 am

In the case of America, the answer is now practically everything – except perhaps winning wars

The Last U.S. Troop Brigade In Iraq Departs Country After Over Eight Years Of War

The West isn't the solution in Iraq. It's the problem

16 August 2014 9:00 am

Hawks are mistaking military action for strategy

German Foreign Minister Westerwelle Visits Egypt

If we have to let generals run Egypt, must we pay for them, too?

31 May 2014 9:00 am

America has let Egypt’s old military oligarchs take hold again. Must it carry on paying for them, too?

President Obama delivers remarks at a ConnectED Champions of Change event- DC

The Iran deal just shows how badly Obama has failed

30 November 2013 9:00 am

He wasn’t the first president to promise to bend the arc of history. And he won’t be the last to fail


America’s strategic stupidity

12 January 2013 9:00 am

Obama’s new foreign policy team must beware of generals bearing predictions