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Andrew Bacevich

The Indispensable Nation? America’s Role on the World Stage

About Andrew Bacevich

Andrew Bacevich is an historian, expert on national security, and former professor of International Relations and History at Boston University. Before serving on the faculty at Boston University, he taught at Johns Hopkins University and his alma mater, West Point. He holds a Ph.D. in American Diplomatic History from Princeton University. After serving in the U. S. Army in Vietnam, Germany, and the Persian Gulf, he retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel in the 1990s. He is the bestselling author of Washington Rules, an examination of America’s foreign policy and military strategy; The Limits of Power, a look at our gridlocked government, overstretched military, and struggling economy; and Breach of Trust, an exploration of the gap between America’s soldiers and the society that sends them to war.