Andrew Bacevich

Historian, Author

1947 –

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Who is Andrew Bacevich?

Andrew J. Bacevich, Jr. is an American political scientist specializing in international relations, security studies, American foreign policy, and American diplomatic and military history. He is currently Professor of International Relations and History at Boston University. He is also a retired career officer in the Armor Branch of the United States Army, retiring with the rank of Colonel. He is a former director of Boston University's Center for International Relations

Bacevich has been "a persistent, vocal critic of the U.S. occupation of Iraq, calling the conflict a catastrophic failure." In March 2007, he described George W. Bush's endorsement of such "preventive wars" as "immoral, illicit, and imprudent." His son, also an Army officer, died fighting in the Iraq War in May 2007.

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Born
1947
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Also known as
  • Andrew J. Bacevich, Sr.
  • Andrew J. Bacevich
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • United States Military Academy
  • Princeton University
Employment
  • Boston University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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