Tag: andrew bacevich

Frum’s World

David Frum’s new vehicle is called “Frum Forum,” but judging from this debate over American foreign policy with Andrew Bacevich on Bloggingheads, it might as well be called “Frum’s Alternate Universe.”  The clip below features Frum arguing that U.S. foreign policymakers’ views on Indochina in 1965 were “right and smart.”  At one point Bacevich furrows his brow and incredulously asks “David, are you reviving the domino theory?”  It’s like another dramatic reading of Jack Snyder’s Myths of Empire.  Have a look: