Andrew J. Bace­vich is pro­fes­sor of his­to­ry and inter­na­tion­al rela­tions at Boston Uni­ver­si­ty. He has been a fel­low of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced Inter­na­tion­al Stud­ies at Johns Hop­kins Uni­ver­si­ty, the John F. Kennedy School of Gov­ern­ment at Har­vard Uni­ver­si­ty and the Coun­cil on For­eign Rela­tions in New York.
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