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Bacevich on NPR about Eisenhowers’ “military-industrial complex”


NPR: “Before President Reagan urged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to ‘tear down this wall,’ and even before President Kennedy told Americans to ask ‘what you can do for your country,’ President Dwight D. Eisenhower coined his own phrase about ‘the military-industrial complex.’ …

Andrew Bacevich is a retired career officer in the U.S. Army and professor of history and international relations at Boston University.