military


Like the F-35, US Latest and Most Expensive Aircraft Carrier Doesn’t Work  

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute July 25, 2016   Like the F-35, US Latest and Most Expensive Aircraft Carrier Doesn’t Work     Why does the US spend more on its military than the next largest several countries combined? One reason is that the military budget has far less to do with protecting the […]

Like the F-35, US Latest and Most Expensive Aircraft Carrier Doesn't Work

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Defense Bill Coming This Week: A Boost for War and Tyranny

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 17, 2016 Defense Bill Coming This Week: A Boost for War and Tyranny   For many of us concerned with liberty, the letters “NDAA” have come to symbolize Washington’s ongoing effort to undermine the US Constitution in the pursuit of constant war overseas. It was the National Defense […]


Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute May 14, 2016   Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia     With the ongoing larger US wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and elsewhere, it can easily become the “new normal” that US troops are also fighting in (relatively) small numbers in places […]

Did You Know? US Special Forces Fighting in Libya and Somalia

Freedom Isn't Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 4, 2016   Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year   In his article on conscription today, Ron Paul writes: Some proponents of a military draft justify it as “payback” for the freedom the government provides its citizens. Those who make this argument are embracing the collectivist premise […]


What If Trump Actually Wins?

At Last, America First!

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com April 30, 2016   At Last, America First!     Whether the establishment likes it or not, and it evidently does not, there is a revolution going on in America. The old order in this capital city is on the way out, America is crossing a great divide, and there […]


House Armed Services Committee Approves Requiring Women to Register for Military Draft

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute April 30, 2016   House Armed Services Committee Approves Requiring Women to Register for Military Draft     Wednesday night the US House Armed Services Committee passed an amendment to require women to register for a potential military draft via the Selective Service system. The requirement already applies to […]

House Armed Services Committee Approves Requiring Women to Register for Military Draft

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Remember the Golan Heights?

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com April 30, 2016   Remember the Golan Heights?   During the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, Syrian forces had surprised Israel and were fast approaching the edge of the steep Golan Heights, captured by Israel during the 1967 war. It seemed as if Syrian armor and infantry would retake Golan, then pour down […]


NATO Prepares Four Battalions for Russian Border

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute April 30, 2016   NATO Prepares Four Battalions for Russian Border     The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that NATO is preparing to deploy four battalions — approximately 4,000 troops — to Russia’s western border. US Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work was in Brussels today to […]

NATO Prepares Four Battalions for Russian Border

Breaking: Obama to Announce Major US Escalation in Syria 1

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute April 25, 2016   Breaking: Obama to Announce Major US Escalation in Syria     The Wall Street Journal is reporting that tomorrow (Monday) President Obama will announce that he is quintupling the number of US troops inside Syria. From the current 50 troops the US admits are operating […]

Obama to Announce Major US Escalation in Syria

Eric Margolis

Our Saudi ‘Allies’ Humiliate Obama

By Eric Margolis LewRockwell.com April 23, 2016   Our Saudi ‘Allies’ Humiliate Obama   Poor President Barack Obama flew to Saudi Arabia this past week but its ruler, King Salman, was too busy to greet him at Riyadh’s airport. This snub was seen across the Arab world as a huge insult and violation of traditional […]


Neocons Panting for President ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute April 23, 2016   Neocons Panting for President ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis     The neocons have been in a panic this election season. One by one, their preferred choice for the Republican presidential nomination has been soundly rejected by the uncooperative American voting public. Sen. Lindsey Graham made a […]

Neocons Panting for President 'Mad Dog' Mattis

America is beginning to buckle under the weight of its global obligations.

America’s Imperial Overstretch

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com April 15, 2016   America’s Imperial Overstretch     This week, SU-24 fighter-bombers buzzed a U.S. destroyer in the Baltic Sea. The Russian planes carried no missiles or bombs. Message: What are you Americans doing here? In the South China Sea, U.S. planes overfly, and U.S. warships sail inside, the […]


US Saber Rattling Continues With Plans to Beef Up Troops in Eastern Europe

By Andrea Germanos Common Dreams March 30, 2016   US Saber Rattling Continues With Plans to Beef Up Troops in Eastern Europe Russian official decries NATO’s ‘policy of confrontation’     U.S. military officials announced Wednesday plans to beef up numbers of American troops and equipment in Eastern Europe to counter what the Pentagon described […]

US Saber Rattling Continues With Plans to Beef Up Troops in Eastern Europe