Tues, May 18 – How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory
May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dr. Bacevich is a graduate of West Point who served in the U.S. Army for 23 years and retired with the rank of Colonel. He will discuss his latest book, Age of Illusions: How America Squandered its Cold War Victory. He also is the author of several other books on international relations including American’s War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History; Washington Rules: America’s Permanent Path to War and the Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism.
He earned his Ph.D. in American Diplomacy from Princeton University. He has held fellowships at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the Council on Foreign Relations. Before joining the faculty of Boston University in 1998, he taught at West Point and Johns Hopkins University
Professor Bacevich is also the author of numerous essays and reviews in a variety of scholarly journals and general interest publications including The Wilson Quarterly, The National Interest, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Nation and The New Republic, with Op-Eds in the Washington Post, New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.