Books by Andrew J. Bacevich

AMERICA'S WAR FOR THE GREATER MIDDLE EAST by Andrew J. Bacevich
HISTORY
Released: April 5, 2016

"An immensely readable, nondidactic study of how 'perpetuating the War for the Greater Middle East is not enhancing American freedom, abundance, and security. If anything, it is having the opposite effect.'"
A critical examination of the four decades-long failed U.S. policy of using military force to solve the ongoing crises in the Middle East. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"A mixture of passion, dismay and cynicism, with streaks of perhaps hopeless hope."
A former military officer and current professor assails the concept of the current all-volunteer Army and the general disconnect between the military and civilians. Read full book review >
THE SHORT AMERICAN CENTURY by Andrew J. Bacevich
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 19, 2012

"Bracing and provocative, despite the tendentiousness and the uniformity of structure."
A set of scholarly responses to Henry Luce's 1941 essay in his Life magazine, "The American Century." Read full book review >
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Aug. 3, 2010

"Welcome rethinking by a former military man who has seen the light."
Retired Army colonel Council of Foreign Relations member Bacevich (History and International Relations/Boston Univ.; The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism, 2008, etc.) discards long-held "habits of conformity," rethinking America's mission abroad. Read full book review >
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Well-reasoned and eloquently argued."
A retired U.S. Army colonel makes the case for a more modest American posture on the world stage, including less use of the military. Read full book review >