Tagged: U.S. military

Redefining national self-defense

With U.S. involvement in Iraq drawing down yet still under fire in Afghanistan, Americans are questioning the U.S. military’s role around the globe.  International relations Professor Andrew Bacevich offers some proposals for the future in his new book, “Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War.”  In a BU Today Q&A, Bacevich outlines his 3-point shift […]

U.S. cyberattacks CIA Web site

The Washington Post reports the U.S. military cyberattacked and shut down a joint Saudi-CIA Web site which had been set up to uncover terror plots in Saudi Arabia.  The military said it was putting Americans at risk.  International relations Professor Joseph Wippl, a 30-year CIA operations officer, says the shutdown could have been more tactful […]