Foreign Policy


RPI’s Daniel McAdams: ‘The American Public Has Been Weaponized by Propaganda Since 9/11’  

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute October 17, 2017   RPI’s Daniel McAdams: ‘The American Public Has Been Weaponized by Propaganda Since 9/11’     President Trump’s “de-certification” of Iranian compliance with the nuclear deal. CIA torture sites in Afghanistan. PATRIOT Act. FISA Amendments. Saudi Arabia. Israel. Syria. Mass surveillance. How does Rex Tillerson drag […]

RPI's Daniel McAdams: 'The American Public Has Been Weaponized by Propaganda Since 9/11'

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President Trump Beats War Drums For Iran

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 17, 2017   President Trump Beats War Drums For Iran   President Trump has been notoriously inconsistent in his foreign policy. He campaigned on and won the presidency with promises to repair relations with Russia, pull out of no-win wars like Afghanistan, and end the failed US policy of […]


House Members Make the Case for Ending US Participation in the War on Yemen

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute October 12, 2017   House Members Make the Case for Ending US Participation in the War on Yemen     Three members of the United States House of Representatives wrote in a Tuesday editorial at the New York Times about their legislation (H.Con.Res. 81) that would use the authority of […]

House Members Make the Case for Ending US Participation in the War on Yemen

Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not

Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not

By Ilana Mercer Mises Institute October 11, 2017   Everyone Has Property Rights, Whether They Know it or Not   The Indian tribesman’s claim to his ancient stomping grounds can’t be reduced to a title search at the deeds office. That’s the stuff of the positive law. And this was the point I took away from […]


Trump and ‘His Generals’ on Collision Course Over Iran

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute October 4, 2017   Trump and ‘His Generals’ on Collision Course Over Iran     With President Trump again facing the requirement to certify whether Iran is complying with the P5+1 nuclear deal this month, it looks like a major clash may be brewing between the president and the neocons […]

Trump and 'His Generals' on Collision Course Over Iran

Ron Paul: Common Sense and Diplomacy are ‘Off the Table’ Regarding North Korea

Ron Paul: Common Sense and Diplomacy are ‘Off the Table’ Regarding North Korea

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute October 3, 2017   Ron Paul: Common Sense and Diplomacy are ‘Off the Table’ Regarding North Korea     Talking Monday with host Scott Horton at the Scott Horton Show, nonintervention advocate Ron Paul bemoaned that, while the Trump administration says that nothing is off the table in relation to […]


What Did Washington Achieve in its Six Year War on Syria?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 2, 2017   What Did Washington Achieve in its Six Year War on Syria?   Now that the defeat of ISIS in Syria appears imminent, with the Syrian army clearing out some of the last ISIS strongholds in the east, Washington’s interventionists are searching for new excuses to maintain […]

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How to End the Korea Crisis

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute September 26, 2017   How to End the Korea Crisis   The descent of US/North Korea “crisis” to the level of schoolyard taunts should be remembered as one of the most bizarre, dangerous, and disgraceful chapters in US foreign policy history. President Trump, who holds the lives of millions of […]

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Petrodollar Under Attack

Petrodollar Under Attack

By Darius Shahtahmasebi The Anti-Media September 21, 2017   Petrodollar Under Attack     Once upon a time, the U.S. dollar was backed by the gold standard in a framework that established what was known as the Bretton-Woods agreement, made in 1944. The dollar was fixed to gold at a price of $35 an ounce, though the dollar […]


US Sanctions Against Venezuela Will Hurt Americans

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute September 21, 2017   US Sanctions Against Venezuela Will Hurt Americans   After fifty years of imposing embargoes and other sanctions, the United States never managed to topple Cuba’s communist regime. After forty years of the same in Iran, the US met with similar amounts of success. Ongoing sanctions against North […]

US Sanctions Against Venezuela Will Hurt Americans

Scandal: The Pentagon's $2 Billion Underground Syria Weapons Pipeline

Scandal: The Pentagon’s $2 Billion Underground Syria Weapons Pipeline

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute September 20, 2017   Scandal: The Pentagon’s $2 Billion Underground Syria Weapons Pipeline   Why is the Pentagon spending billions of dollars purchasing Soviet and east European weapons to ship to Syrian rebels? A blockbuster Bulgarian investigative report exposes the lies and illegality of the purchases and shipments; several mainstream investigations corroborate […]


The Neoconservatives Have Declared War on the Realists

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute September 18, 2017   The Neoconservatives Have Declared War on the Realists   In recent years, I’ve increasingly suspected that when it comes to foreign policy, the realists offer some of the most sane observations. These suspicions were confirmed earlier this year when after the election of Donald Trump, John Mearsheimer, […]

The Neoconservatives Have Declared War on the Realists

Bombshell Report Catches Pentagon Falsifying Paperwork For Weapons Transfers To Syrian Rebels

Bombshell Report Catches Pentagon Falsifying Paperwork For Weapons Transfers To Syrian Rebels

By Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com September 13, 2017   Bombshell Report Catches Pentagon Falsifying Paperwork For Weapons Transfers To Syrian Rebels     A new bombshell joint report issued by two international weapons monitoring groups Tuesday confirms that the Pentagon continues to ship record breaking amounts of weaponry into Syria and that the Department of Defense is scrubbing its own […]


What Afghan ‘stalemate’ is all about

By M K Bhadrakumar Indian Punchline September 2, 2017   What Afghan ‘stalemate’ is all about     The Associated Press has carried an exclusive report regarding the intensive, on-going political dialogue between the Afghan government and the Taliban behind the scene, the appearance of a ‘stalemate’ notwithstanding. That such contacts have been going on was a widely known […]

What Afghan ‘stalemate’ is all about