Limits of US Government Power
"I think there's a tendency on the part of policy makers and probably a tendency on the part of many Americans to think that the problems we face are problems that are out there somewhere, beyond our borders. And that if we can fix those problems, then we'll be able to continue the American way of life as it has long existed. I think it's fundamentally wrong. Our major problems are at home." Andrew J. Bacevich
Watch - Interview with Andrew J. Bacevich regarding The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism.
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"There was a time, seventy, eighty, a hundred years ago, that we Americans sat here in the western hemisphere, and puzzled over why British imperialists went to places like Iraq and Afghanistan. We viewed that sort of imperial adventurism with disdain. But, it's really become part of what we do. Unless a President could ask fundamental questions about our posture in the world, it becomes impossible then, for any American President to engage the American people in some sort of a conversation about how and whether or not to change the way we live." Andrew J. Bacevich
posted 9/2008 In the spirit of Thomas Paine - released to public domain by Cynthia J. O'Hora
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