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June 03, 2016

Andrew Bacevich

From the end of World War II until 1980, virtually no American soldiers were killed in action while serving in the greater Middle East. Since 1990, virtually no American soldiers have been killed in action anywhere else. What caused this shift? Andrew J. Bacevich, one of the country’s most respected voices on foreign affairs, offers an incisive critical history of this ongoing military enterprise—now more than thirty years old and with no end in sight.

Middle East

Endless war for the Middle East

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