War and Foreign Policy

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George Bush's Wars Set the Stage for 25 Years of Endless War

War and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog12/05/2018

The late George H. W. Bush was instrumental in creating our world of endless war against foreign states that are no threat to the United States.

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100 Years of Wilsonian Wars for "Democracy"

War and Foreign Policy

Blog11/27/2018

For a century now, Woodrow Wilson's ideology of forced democratization and ideological warfare continues to dominate American foreign policy.

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The Tragedy of America's Entry into World War I

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog11/10/2018

America went to war 100 years ago for no good reason, and certainly not for the “general interest” of national security.

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Forced Sterilizations in Peru — Paid for by US Taxpayers

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/25/2018

The US government used foreign aid to spread a eugenics-tinged sterilization policy in Peru in the late 1990s.

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Trump’s Space Force

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/08/2018

Trump has proposed the "Space Force" as a brand new and costly military branch and bureaucracy. The reaction to his plan helps illustrate the complexity of military politics in Washington.

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Trump Signs an Enormous New Military Spending Bill

Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog10/02/2018

Taken all together, defense spending in Fiscal Year 2019 totals more than the state budget of Texas seven times over.

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The Poets of the Great War — And the True Cost of War

Media and CultureWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/30/2018

The abandonment of liberal reason to warlike frenzy was felt deeply by the poets of the First World War.

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Why We Can't Ignore the "Militia" Clause of the Second Amendment

Decentralization and SecessionWar and Foreign Policy

Blog08/22/2018

The Second Amendment is much more than a guarantee of private gun ownership. It was designed to decentralize and weaken the military establishment in the United States.

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War Abroad, War at Home

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog08/20/2018

Why do seemingly endless military conflicts persist, despite lacking any constituency beyond the DC beltway?

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The Deep State's Long Enmity Toward Iranians

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/11/2018

The US deep state’s hatred of the Iranian people goes back a long way, at least as far back as 1953. 

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