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How to Lose Friends and Make People Hate You

Source: http://mengercenter.org By Paul-Martin Foss July 8, 2014 How to Lose Friends and Make People Hate You   The New York Times reports that American prosecutors, in the wake of the decision against French bank BNP Paribas, have shifted their attention now towards German banks. Just as in its conduct of foreign policy, the U.S. […]

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Dennis Kucinich: ‘Interventionism Is Not The Wave of The Future’

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org Dennis Kucinich: ‘Interventionism Is Not The Wave of The Future’ Former US Rep. Dennis Kucinich, an RPI Board Member, is interviewed on Democracy Now from the Almedalen political festival in Sweden. Mr. Kucinich, who opposed the 2003 Iraq war along with Ron Paul, draws some excellent conclusions as the promised outbreak of democracy […]


Cold War Renewed With A Vengeance While Washington Again Lies

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Cold War Renewed With A Vengeance While Washington Again Lies   The Cold War made a lot of money for the military/security complex for four decades dating from Churchill’s March 5, 1946 speech in Fulton, Missouri declaring a Soviet “Iron Curtain” until Reagan and Gorbachev ended the […]

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Bombing Won’t Save Iraq

  Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Patrick J. Buchanan Bombing Won’t Save Iraq   The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when it appeared that the Islamist fanatics of ISIS would overrun Baghdad, has passed. And the second thoughts have begun. “U.S. Sees Risk in Iraqi Airstrikes,” ran the June 19 headline in […]


America’s Disastrous Foreign Policy

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Jun 16, 2014 America’s Disastrous Foreign Policy – My Thoughts on Iraq   But in the years they were getting started, a key component of ISIS’s support came from wealthy individuals in the Arab Gulf States of Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Sometimes the support came with the tacit […]

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Haven’t We Already Done Enough Damage in Iraq?

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul       Haven’t We Already Done Enough Damage in Iraq?   In 2006, I invited the late General Bill Odom to address my Thursday Congressional luncheon group. Gen. Odom, a former NSA director, called the Iraq war “the greatest strategic disaster in American history,” and told the surprised […]


Iraq Falls to ISIS? — Daniel McAdams on Tom Woods Show Today!

  Source: http://ronpaulinstitute.org By RPI Staff Iraq Falls to ISIS? — Daniel McAdams on Tom Woods Show Today!   Has Iraq Fallen? RPI Director Daniel McAdams is on the Tom Woods Show today to discuss breaking news on the fall of Mosul and Tikrit in Iraq, the total failure of the Iraq war narrative, the […]

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Obama’s Foreign Policy Rhetoric Does Not Match US Actions

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul Obama’s Foreign Policy Rhetoric Does Not Match US Actions   President Obama’s recent foreign policy speech, delivered at this year’s West Point graduation ceremony, was a disappointment to anyone who hoped the president might be changing course. The failure of each US intervention thus far in the 21st century […]


Obama and Cameron Issue Putin an Ultimatum

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Daniel McAdams Obama and Cameron Issue Putin an Ultimatum   President Obama met with British Prime Minister David Cameron today in Brussels, where the two leaders issued an ultimatum to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader would have just one month to meet their demands or face deeper “structural” sanctions […]

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Why They Hate Peace

  Source: https://mises.org By Ron Paul Why They Hate Peace   [Editor’s Note: This is a selection from the last chapter of Ron Paul’s A Foreign Policy of Freedom.] The most succinct statement about how governments get their people to support war came from Hermann Goering at the Nuremberg trials after World War II: Why […]