The short American century : a postmortem

@inproceedings{Bacevich2012TheSA,
  title={The short American century : a postmortem},
  author={Andrew J. Bacevich},
  year={2012}
}
Writing in "Life" magazine in February 1941, Henry Luce memorably announced the arrival of "The American Century". The phrase caught on, as did the belief that America's moment was at hand. Yet as Andrew J. Bacevich makes clear, that century has now ended, the victim of strategic miscalculation, military misadventures, and economic decline. To take stock of the "Short American Century" and place it in historical perspective, Bacevich has assembled a richly provocative range of perspectives… CONTINUE READING

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