A Potent Imperium: American Empire

By |2014-01-05T22:42:47-06:00October 19th, 2012|Categories: Books, Conservatism, History|Tags: |

American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of U.S. Diplomacy, by Andrew J. Bacevich, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2002. xiii+300 pp. Andrew Bacevich’s American Empire is a first-rate book: important, interesting, and well-written. It stands outside mainstream writing on international relations as a result of its grasp of practicalities, and Bacevich’s preference for rigorous analysis [...]