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John Basil Utley

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John Basil Utley is a graduate of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, he studied languages in Europe, and lived 15 years in South America. He was a foreign correspondent in South America for Knight/Ridder newspapers and now writes on foreign affairs for He has served on the Board of Directors or Advisory Boards of many conservative organizations including Accuracy in Media, Council for Inter-American Security, Conservative Caucus, etc. He is an Editor of

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Malaysia: Muslim and Prosperous

Free MarketsPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

08/22/2003Mises Daily Articles
Since 9-11, many commentators have asked question: can the West can really ever be at peace with Islam? If the cooperative spirit of the market economy prevails, the answer is yes. An example is Malaysia, which defies the stereotype. It shows what peace is possible when governments permit market...
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Alternative to Unending War

U.S. EconomyWar and Foreign PolicyCalculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

10/24/2001Mises Daily Articles
The pessimistic scenario is not only that American businessmen, students, and tourists will forever fear to travel in any nation with a Muslim community. It could also mean disinvestment overseas, the further impoverishment of the developing world, a lasting world depression, a world split into...
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News From Mont Pelerin

Austrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

11/29/2000Mises Daily Articles
Four hundred freedom-minded intellectuals gathered at the most recent meeting in Santiago, Jon Basil Utley reports.
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America is Not Rome

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

07/07/2000Mises Daily Articles
The habits of empire are a bad fit with U.S. ideals, institutions, and love of liberty: a manifesto by Jon Basil Utley.
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Bomb Iraq?

Global EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

11/12/1998Mises Daily Articles
U.S. policies on Iraq are inhumane and destructive of freedom.
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