Foreign Policy & War

Selling Murder as The Greater Good

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What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder one another in cold blood. - Aldous Huxley War is the scourge of mankind, the death of sanity, and oftentimes exists when armies of consenting soldiers band together in a military formed and controlled by those among us bent on ... [click for more]

Religious Freedom and U.S. Foreign Policy

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A Gallup poll taken last year found that 87 percent of Americans believed in God, 51 percent considered religion to be very important in their life, 54 percent were members of a church or synagogue, 35 percent had attended a church or synagogue in the previous seven days, and 64 percent claimed to be a Christian of some ... [click for more]

Libertarian Lessons: Foreign Policy

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In a libertarian society the role of government is restricted to the protection of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Its only legitimate actions are those guaranteeing the rights of individuals against any who would violate them. What, then, is the proper role of the U.S. government in foreign affairs? To protect the rights of Americans here at ... [click for more]

Speaker Panel – Non-Interventionism: America’s Founding Foreign Policy

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This panel was part of a program entitled “Non-Interventionism: America’s Founding Foreign Policy” that was presented in Charleston, South Carolina on April 29, 2018 and co-sponsored with The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity. Speakers from left to right: - Richard M. Ebeling, BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel - ... [click for more]

Richard M. Ebeling – Non-Interventionism: America’s Founding Foreign Policy

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This speech was part of a program entitled "Non-Interventionism: America’s Founding Foreign Policy" that was presented in Charleston, South Carolina on April 29, 2018. Our country is enmeshed in permanent, ongoing foreign wars and interventions. The results of foreign interventionism have been catastrophic, not only in terms of massive death and destruction abroad, but also ... [click for more]

Hiroshima Revisited

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“The horror... the horror...”—Apocalypse Now (1979) Nearly 73 years ago, the United States unleashed atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing more than 200,000 individuals, many of whom were civilians. Fast forward to the present day, and the U.S. military under President Trump’s leadership is dropping a bomb every 12 minutes. This follows on the ... [click for more]

Ron Paul – Non-Interventionism: America’s Founding Foreign Policy

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This speech was presented at a conference entitled "Non-interventionism: America’s Founding Foreign Policy" in Charleston, South Carolina on April 29. 2018. The event was co-sponsored by The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity and The Future of Freedom Foundation. Our country is enmeshed in permanent, ongoing foreign wars and interventions. The results of foreign ... [click for more]