Tag: Andrew Bacevich

Imperial Detritus

The marketing of American global primacy began with a 1941 issue of Life magazine, writes Andrew Bacevich. Now, after the reckless squandering of U.S. power, it’s time to focus on the more modest goal of salvaging a unified republic.

An Imperial Death Grip on Democracy

Official Washington controlled by a lethal mix of politics, ideology, media and money has an imperial death grip on what’s left of the American democratic republic, a hold so suffocating that it’s hard to envision any move to escape. But some…