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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 […]


Too Many Wars. Too Many Enemies.

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com January 30, 2018   Too Many Wars. Too Many Enemies.   If Turkey is not bluffing, U.S. troops in Manbij, Syria, could be under fire by week’s end, and NATO engulfed in the worst crisis in its history.   Turkish President Erdogan said Friday his troops will cleanse Manbij of Kurdish […]

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The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman

The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman

By Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Mises Institute January 12, 2018   The Neglected Costs of the Warfare State: An Austrian Tribute to Seymour Melman   Libertarians often point to “What Is Seen and What Is Not Seen,” a famous essay in which economist Frédéric Bastiat (1801–1850) makes perhaps the most important, if easily neglected, point […]


Who Wants War with Iran — and Why?

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com December 19, 2017     In the run-up to Christmas, President Donald Trump has been the beneficiary of some surprisingly good news and glad tidings. Sunday, Vladimir Putin called to thank him and the CIA for providing Russia critical information that helped abort an ISIS plot to massacre visitors to Kazan […]

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John Lennon Was Right: The Government Is Run by Maniacs for Maniacal Means

John Lennon Was Right: The Government Is Run by Maniacs for Maniacal Means

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 12, 2017   John Lennon Was Right: The Government Is Run by Maniacs for Maniacal Means     Not much has changed in the 37 years since John Lennon was gunned down by an assassin’s bullet. All of the many complaints we have about government today—surveillance, corruption, harassment, political […]


The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute December 8, 2017   The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense   Before the US Constitution of 1787 was ratified, its proponents have claimed a centralized and powerful American state was necessary for the purposes of military defense. But, as the Anti-Federalists of the time pointed out, the older constitution (known […]

The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense

Daniel Ellsberg Just Made a Stunning Admission About His Role at the Pentagon

Daniel Ellsberg Just Made a Stunning Admission About His Role at the Pentagon

By Darius Shahtahmasebi The Anti-Media December 8, 2017   Daniel Ellsberg Just Made a Stunning Admission About His Role at the Pentagon     Daniel Ellsberg is a whistleblower and activist most famous for leaking the Pentagon Papers in 1971. His release of those papers exposed U.S. involvement in Vietnam and eventually led to the end […]


Why Are We Helping Saudi Arabia Destroy Yemen?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 24, 2017   Why Are We Helping Saudi Arabia Destroy Yemen?   It’s remarkable that whenever you read an article about Yemen in the mainstream media, the central role of Saudi Arabia and the United States in the tragedy is glossed over or completely ignored. A recent Washington Post […]

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Reps. Duncan, Massie, and Jones Challenge the US Government’s War in Afghanistan

Reps. Duncan, Massie, and Jones Challenge the US Government’s War in Afghanistan

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute November 18, 2017   Reps. Duncan, Massie, and Jones Challenge the US Government’s War in Afghanistan     Three members of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity’s Advisory Board are member of the United States Congress — Reps. John Duncan, Thomas Massie, and Walter Jones. It was a […]


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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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 […]

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

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

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 […]


Is It War? The First 2 Of 12 F-35 Fighter Jets Have Arrived In Japan

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com November 1, 2017   Is It War? The First 2 Of 12 F-35 Fighter Jets Have Arrived In Japan     The first two of 12 US Air Force F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets arrived in Okinawa on Monday.  The aircraft will soon begin a six-month deployment in Japan as part of […]

Is It War? The First 2 Of 12 F-35 Fighter Jets Have Arrived In Japan