“The events of the past seven years,” Andrew Bacevich begins in a new piece at TomDispatch.com, “have yielded a definitive judgment on the strategy that the Bush administration conceived in the wake of 9/11 to wage its so-called Global War on Terror. That strategy has failed, massively and irrevocably.” In this new video, Bacevich, author of the The New York Times-bestselling The Limits of Power, argues for the need to scrap the Bush approach in favor of a new national security strategy that is realistic and sustainable — a task that, in his view, “neither of the presidential candidates seems able to recognize or willing to take up.” In this powerful summary judgement, Bacevich offers essential food for thought on the 7th anniversary of 9/11.

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