To understand American history, Jon Lauck says you have to understand the Midwest's role in some critical events.
President Obama insists the military operation in Libya serves U.S. interests, but military analyst Andrew Bacevich is skeptical of that claim. Bacevich says the mission in Libya will eventually expand to regime change regardless of intentions. And he wonders if this means we’ll go into Yemen, Syria or Bahrain next.
We speak with Bacevich, who is professor of history and international relations at Boston University. His most recent book is “Washington Rules: America’s Path To Permanent War.”