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Andrew Bacevich | The Age of Illusions: How America Squandered Its Cold War Victory

Wed, January 15, 2020 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00

Praised for their “clarity of expression . . . devastating directness” and “coruscating wit” (Washington Post), Andrew Bacevich’s bestselling books include The Limits of PowerAmerica’s War for the Greater Middle East, and Twilight of the American Century. A professor emeritus of history and international relations at Boston University, he served in the U.S. Army for 23 years, retiring as a colonel.His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the London Review of Books, and the American Conservative, among other publications. In The Age of Illusions, Bacevich offers a comprehensive account of the post–Cold War American blunders and misconceptions that gave rise to the Trump era.

 

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