by Andrew J. Bacevich
Hardcover, 270 pages, Oxford Univ Pr, List Price: $74 | purchase
Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?
Examines the origins and implications of the United States' self-proclaimed mission of driving the world-wide embrace of the American way of life in a study of the marriage between militarism and utopian ideals.
April 1, 2005 Andrew Bacevich, author of The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War, argues that the U.S. is too willing to send its troops around the world. He discusses the increasing use of military power in U.S. foreign policy and how it is threatening national security. Bacevich is a historian and a Vietnam veteran.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/4571002/4571003" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor
Support The Programs You Love