FOREIGN AFFAIRS EXPERT BACEVICH SPEAKS AT NMU

            MARQUETTE, Mich.—Nationally known foreign affairs and military expert Andrew Bacevich will speak at Northern Michigan University about the unprecedented political, military and economic crises facing our country. His presentation, “Sacred Trinity: American Foreign Policy,” is scheduled at 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in Reynolds Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Bacevich is an international relations and history professor at Boston University and author of Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War.  His previous books include The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism; The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War; and American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of U.S. Diplomacy.  

A 1969 West Point graduate, Bacevich served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and held posts in Germany and the Persian Gulf. He retired as a colonel in the early 1990s. Bacevich previously taught at West Point and Johns Hopkins University. He also holds a doctorate in American diplomatic history from Princeton.

           The NMU political science and public administration department is sponsoring this public policy symposium. For more information, call 227-2019.





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