war


Reps. Barbara Lee and Justin Amash Lay Out a Case for Terminating the 2001 AUMF

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute March 2, 2018   Reps. Barbara Lee and Justin Amash Lay Out a Case for Terminating the 2001 AUMF     In the days following the 9/11 attacks, Congress passed into law a 60-word sentence that set the stage for perpetual war. This 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force […]

Reps. Barbara Lee and Justin Amash Lay Out a Case for Terminating the 2001 AUMF

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

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 […]


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 […]

Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan

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 […]


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 […]

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

Patrick J. Buchanan

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 […]


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 […]

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

The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense

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 […]


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 […]

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

Ron Paul

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 […]


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 […]

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

Patrick J. Buchanan

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, […]