Andrew Bacevich on Afghanistan War: The President Lacks the Guts to Get Out

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Aug. 2, 2010

Andrew Bacevich on Afghanistan War: “The President Lacks the Guts to Get Out”

Retired US Army colonel and historian Andrew Bacevich joins us for his first interview about his new book, Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War. “The question demands to be asked: Who is more deserving of contempt?” Bacevich asks. “The commander-in-chief who sends young Americans to die for a cause, however misguided, in which he sincerely believes? Or the commander-in-chief who sends young Americans to die for a cause in which he manifestly does not believe and yet refuses to forsake?” [includes rush transcript]

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