Andrew Bacevich on the American Empire

Every American should sit through (and actually digest) this interview in its entirety [Part 1] | [Part 2].  Whether you watch or listen, please take the time to do so with open ears and an open mind.  It is probably the most powerful and sobering assessment of the American condition I have heard in years.


Bacevich’s 2007 op ed in the Washington Post provides some sad but interesting background.  His new book is here.