Andrew Bacevich is professor of International Relations and History at Boston University, where he is also director of Undergraduate Studies. Before joining the faculty of Boston University, Andrew taught at West Point and Johns Hopkins. He served in the U.S. Army following his graduation from West Point in 1969 until retiring in the early 1990s with the rank of Colonel. Andrew is author of Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War (2010); The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism (2008); and The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War (2005), among others. His essays, reviews and op-eds have appeared in a variety of publications including The Wilson Quarterly, Foreign Affairs,TheNewRepublic, the New York Times, WashingtonPost, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, among numerous others. Andrew has held fellowships at the American Academy in Berlin, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the Council on Foreign Relations. He earned his Ph.D. in American Diplomatic History from Princeton.