foreign policy


Trump/Kim Meeting Shows Value of Policy Over Politics

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 11, 2018   Trump/Kim Meeting Shows Value of Policy Over Politics   When President Reagan met with Mikhail Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland, on October 11, 1987, it helped put into motion events that would dramatically change the global system. A line of communication was fully opened with an enemy […]

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America’s Incredible Shrinking Influence

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 29, 2018   America’s Incredible Shrinking Influence   Just two weeks after President Trump pulled the US from the Iran nuclear agreement, his Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, issued 12 demands to Iran that could never be satisfied. Pompeo knew his demands would be impossible to meet. They were […]


How Neocons Destroyed a Chance for Peace with Iran After 9/11

How Neocons Destroyed a Chance for Peace with Iran After 9/11

By Tho Bishop Mises Institute April 25, 2018   How Neocons Destroyed a Chance for Peace with Iran After 9/11     While most of the headlines the Trump administration has made on foreign policy have tended to focus on Syria and North Korea, the President’s approach to Iran may end up being the most important. The […]


Trump: Prisoner of the War Party?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com April 18, 2018   Trump: Prisoner of the War Party?     “Ten days ago, President Trump was saying ‘the United States should withdraw from Syria.’ We convinced him it was necessary to stay.” Thus boasted French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday, adding, “We convinced him it was necessary to stay for […]

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Hawks Resurgent in Washington

By Philip Giraldi Strategic Culture Foundation March 22, 2018   Hawks Resurgent in Washington       One of the most discouraging aspects of the musical chairs being played among the members of the White House inner circle is that every change reflects an inexorable move to the right in foreign policy, which means that the […]

Lawrence Wilkerson: John Bolton Is One of the Most Dangerous Americans I Have Ever Met

Trump Is Right On Iraq

Trump Is Right On Iraq

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute March 6, 2018   Trump Is Right On Iraq   Over the weekend, President Trump told an audience at a fundraiser that the US attack on Iraq was the “worst decision ever.” As we approach 15 years since the launch of “shock and awe,” the truth of Trump’s words are […]


Strike Two: US Again Launches ‘Defense’ Attack on Russian and Syrian Forces in Syria

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute February 14, 2018   Strike Two: US Again Launches ‘Defense’ Attack on Russian and Syrian Forces in Syria     For the second time in a week, US military forces occupying northeast Syria have attacked Syrian government forces, blowing up a Russian-made T-72 battle tank on Saturday. According to a statement made today […]

Strike Two: US Again Launches 'Defense' Attack on Russian and Syrian Forces in Syria

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Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com February 14, 2018   Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?     Candidate Donald Trump may have promised to extricate us from Middle East wars, once ISIS and al-Qaida were routed, yet events and people seem to be conspiring to keep us endlessly enmeshed. Friday night, a drone, apparently modeled […]


Daniel McAdams on the Real Cost of “Defense”

By Jeff Deist and Daniel McAdams Mises Institute February 5, 2018   Daniel McAdams on the Real Cost of “Defense”   Daniel McAdams from the Ron Paul Institute joins Jeff Deist for an unbridled discussion of the true costs of war. We know the US spends more on “defense” than many big countries combined, but what are […]

Daniel McAdams on the Real Cost of "Defense"

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Despite Setbacks, Liberty Will Prevail in 2018

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute January 1, 2018   Despite Setbacks, Liberty Will Prevail in 2018   Happy New Year! We always approach a new year with anticipation, hope, and also some worries. Last year was one of the strangest political years I have seen in some time. A new Republican president spent his first […]