Both wonder where military, defense and strategic decision-making overlaps with moral obligation. Our military forces have occupied Afghanistan for quite some time…what next?
Bacevich (wikipedia) has experience in the military and a strongly religious and theological background (he also stresses the importance of keeping the military out of politics).
Is a belief in the end of American exceptionalism merely a strong reaction against the failures and hubris of this administration…
…or perhaps of foreign policy mistakes and longer-term thinking that has shaped it?
Has the thinking behind the end of American exceptionalism argument actually transcended the traditions that have so often lead to exceptionalism…?
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