West Point grad blasts 'Endless Wars'
Good Afternoon, Welcome to Radioactivity on WMNF. Iâm Rob Lorei. Coming up, a former soldier and a conservative Catholic who is a staunch critic of the Iraq War and the easy willingness of the U.S. to go to war since World War II.
But first two listener comments about yesterdayâs program discussing labor issues with several local union activists.
Our guest today, Andrew Bacevich is a conservative; he graduated from West Point, served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and in Southeast Asia until 1992. He retired as a lieutenant colonel and is now a professor of history at Boston University. Heâs written for conservative publications as well as liberal publications.
In his new book, The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalsim, he says the nationâs involvement in what he calls endless wars has been a catastrophe for democracy.
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