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Liberventionists Were Wrong 20 Years Ago. They’re Still Wrong.

Twenty years ago, liberventionists (i.e., libertarians who favor foreign interventionism) were jumping on the Republican-Democrat bandwagon that was calling for invading Afghanistan. The few of us who were opposing the invasion were holding lonely ground. Those were difficult days for FFF. We were losing donors, subscribers, and even a member of our board of trustees — those who disagreed with our principled libertarian ...

The Afghanistan Debacle: A Huge Opportunity for Freedom

Opportunities to make a big advances toward liberty don’t come very often. The Afghanistan debacle provides a huge opportunity to do that.  One option, of course, is to make the case that the Afghanistan invasion and occupation were mismanaged. In other words, the case for reforming America’s system of foreign interventionism. That’s the wrong approach. That’s not going to get us moving ...

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