Washington Rules

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Dawn King
Andrew J. Bacevich, Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2010)

Before even reading the book, Readers are easily enticed by the covers bold, and clear book cover, The red backround is daring and prevokes the person in a bookstore to pick the book up, and at least read the back of the book to see what could be so important to have such an eye-catching strong cover. The back cover of the book reveals the content of the book, how Andrew Bacevich the retired war hero, and US Commanding Soldier, believes that the path America is on is leading to a dangerous game, a game called permanent war.

The introduction/preface;
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Bacevich makes a clearly stated, and well-written argument providing abundant information to the reader. Although the language use may be advanced for some less-educated people, the writing makes it very easy for the reader to understand bacevich's view that America has grown accustomed to the use of power to 'help' less fortunate countries where people do not have the same rights as American citizens do. Bacevich uses his experiences in the Vietnam war, and his service in the Persian Gulf, to explain that Americas' adapting to the use of military...
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