Andrew J. Bacevich, Sr. is an American historian specializing in international relations, security studies, American foreign policy and American diplomatic and military history. He is a Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. He is also a retired career officer in the Armor Branch of the United States Army, retiring with the rank of Colonel. He is a former director of Boston University's Center for International Relations (from 1998 to 2005), now part of the Pardee School of Global Studies. Bacevich has been "a persistent, vocal critic of the U.S. occupation of Iraq, calling the conflict a catastrophic failure."In March 2007, he described George W. Bush's endorsement of such "preventive wars" as "immoral, illicit, and imprudent." His son, Andrew Bacevich Jr., also an Army officer, died fighting in the Iraq War in May 2007.
The baby boomers’ monumental quagmire in Iraq- October 6, 2016
Andrew Bacevich: Chaos in Iraq June 29, 2014
Lessons Learned: The Iraq Invasion - May/June 2013
Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, The Lessons of Endless War -August 14, 2008
I Lost My Son to a War I Oppose. We Were Both Doing Our Duty - May 27, 2007