foreign policy


Reining in the Rogue Royal of Arabia

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com November 15, 2017   Reining in the Rogue Royal of Arabia     If the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has in mind a war with Iran, President Trump should disabuse his royal highness of any notion that America would be doing his fighting for him. Mohammed bin Salman, or MBS, […]

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Dennis Kucinich Discusses the ‘Permanent Government’ behind US Foreign Intervention

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute November 15, 2017   Dennis Kucinich Discusses the ‘Permanent Government’ behind US Foreign Intervention     In a recent interview with host Wilmer Leon at the Inside the Issues show, former presidential candidate and United States House of Representatives Member Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) discussed how what Kucinich terms the “permanent […]


A Day in the Life of the Empire

By Charles Goyette LewRockwell.com November 4, 2017 A Day in the Life of the Empire   On March 9, 2015 President Obama formally declared a new national emergency.   Most Americans went about their business that day without ever suspecting that what the White House called “an unusual and extraordinary threat to our national security” had […]

A Day in the Life of the Empire

Rep. John Duncan: No Conservative Should Support Staying in Afghanistan

Rep. John Duncan: No Conservative Should Support Staying in Afghanistan

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute November 2, 2017   Rep. John Duncan: No Conservative Should Support Staying in Afghanistan   “We’re long past the time we should have gotten out of Afghanistan,” US Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) told the Oversight & Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security today. The Congressman, who sits on the Ron […]


Niger: Finally, A War John McCain Doesn’t Love

By Ilana Mercer Mises Institute November 1, 2017   Niger: Finally, A War John McCain Doesn’t Love   News first broke about America’s Niger misadventure on October 4. “The real news here is that the US has forces in Niger, where they’re conducting covert operations,” this writer tweeted out. “Hashtag America First.” Official media ignored the ambush of […]

Niger: Finally, A War John McCain Doesn't Love

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Neocons Hijack Trump’s Syria Policy

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 31, 2017   Neocons Hijack Trump’s Syria Policy   Does anyone in the Trump Administration have a clue about our Syria policy? In March, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared to be finally pulling back from President Obama’s disastrous “Assad must go” position that has done nothing but prolong […]


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 […]


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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US Sanctions Against Venezuela Will Hurt Americans

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 […]


Daniel McAdams: Trump and the War Party

By Jeff Deist and Daniel McAdams Mises Institute August 29, 2017   Daniel McAdams: Trump and the War Party   Daniel McAdams from the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity joins Jeff to discuss Trumpian foreign policy in light of the president’s recent speech on Afghanistan. The costs of our wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, […]

Daniel McAdams: Trump and the War Party