Why are Americans always cast as the well-meaning innocents and others as the bad actors?
"After 9/11, religion was put on the State Department's agenda—as a source of conflict. But religion can also be a force for peace."
Andrew Bacevich, professor of international relations at Boston University, uses strong words to describe what is going on in the U.S. He speaks of a “crisis of profligacy,” “collective recklessness” and a “dysfunctional country.” He says our political system empowers an “imperial presidency” and possesses “delusions of grandeur.” This is surprising commentary from a onetime military man who was a soldier’s soldier.