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In the limits of power, andrew bacevich delivers precisely what the republic has so desperately needed: an analysis of america's woes that goes beyond the villain. Bacevich's books include the limits of power: the end of american exceptionalism and the new american militarism: how americans are seduced by war which received the inaugural lannan literary award for an especially notable book in 2005. Andrew j bacevich thinks our political system is busted in the limits of power: the end of american exceptionalism, he argues that the country's founding principle — freedom — has.