Foreign Policy & War

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]

The Deep Hurt

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More than a century has passed since American hearts were first seized by the grand debate about overseas expansion. During that period, much of what anti-imperialists predicted has come to pass. The United States has become an actively interventionist power. It has projected military or covert power into dozens of countries on every continent except Antarctica. In many places, ... [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]