Andrew J. Bacevich

Recent Posts

Pax Californica

America has at times oriented itself to the East, at others to the West. But what we have always had is a sense of our manifest destiny. And now the ideals of California—nihilism with a suntan—seem to be our primary ideological export.

Raising Jihad

Instead of turning back Islamism, military interventions lead large swaths of local populations to pick up arms in defense of their homelands

A Conversation Continued: Debating Democracy

In the opening round of an exchange on democracy promotion that will continue over the coming weeks, five TNI authors examine themes and questions raised in Paul Saunders's essay.

Thomas CarothersAndrew J. BacevichE. Wayne MerryRobert W. MerryAmitai Etzioni

Different Drummers, Same Drum

Despite the rhetoric, the new administration's foreign policy bespeaks not change, but continuity with the Clinton era.

Andrew J. Bacevich