Longread of the Week

Andrew Bacevich | July 20, 2014

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Longreads selected Andre Bacevich's "Lessons from America's war for the Greater Middle East," a piece in the most recent issue of Notre Dame Magazine, as one of its Top 5 Longreads of the Week. Bacevich's article takes a historical look at how the U.S. ended up waging war in the Middle East—starting with Jimmy Carter more than 30 years ago—and how, according to him, the country continues to misunderstand what “winning” even means.

The other featured articles come from The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Esquire, and The Giddy Summit.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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