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Zachary Yost

Zachary Yost is a freelance writer and Mises U alum. You can subscribe to his newsletter here.

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The US Military Is Laying the Groundwork to Reinstitute the Draft

Big GovernmentPoliticsWar and Foreign Policy


Not satisfied with the futile and destructive wars it has fought in this century, leaders of the US Armed Forces now want reinstatement of the draft. Instead, perhaps our government should give peace a chance.

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Ranking the GOP Debaters on Foreign Policy

PoliticsWar and Foreign Policy

08/30/2023Mises Media
Ryan and Zachary rank the GOP candidates foreign policy plans from last week's debate. They range from "least terrible" (Ramaswamy) to "utterly awful" (Haley and Pence).
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The War in Ukraine Is Far From Over

PoliticsWar and Foreign Policy

07/21/2023Mises Media
Ryan McMaken and Zachary Yost look at the many factors behind Ukraine's failure to defeat Russia or move closer to NATO membership. Ukraine is sadly caught between a cynical NATO and a Russia that is in it for the long haul.
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The Ukraine War Isn't about Democracy. It's about States Seeking More Power.

AntipoliticsBig GovernmentDemocracyWar and Foreign Policy

05/11/2023Mises Media
The fight between Russia and NATO is not about "democracy versus authoritarianism." Rather both the US and Russian states are doubling down because they are doing what states do: seeking power.
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