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Bacevich: Farewell, the American Century

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The central theme of the American Century has been one of righteousness overcoming evil. The persistence of this self-congratulatory account deprives Americans of self-awareness, hindering our efforts to navigate the treacherous waters in which the country finds itself at present. Bluntly, we are perpetuating a mythic version of the past that never even approximated reality and today has become downright malignant.

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