Bacevich has given more of himself than have most of the desk-bound Rambos who freely sent brave Americans into harms way decades after staying very far away from Vietnam. I think he’s right and I think the man is more of a true conservative than many so-called conservatives who have gotten carried away with the big government program of unlimited global interventions.
Is this what passes for writing by an academic these days?
He’s an isolationist. No problem there. But I have a Big problem with folks who don’t appreciate that it is the sacrifices of the last 10 years which allow us to now return to a pre-9/11 posture.