Why America Lacks A “Warrior-Patriot” Ethic


Columnist Andrew Bacevich recently wrote an article for the Dallas Morning New entitled Why America’s All Volunteer Force Fails To Win Wars.” The article makes the point that something is seriously wrong with the US military. While most of the article is couched in politically-correct innuendo and a studied avoidance of the real problems, it at least has the merit of pointing out the obvious. And this is that the military has sold out the martial virtues, and replaced them with something else.

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