War and Foreign Policy

Displaying 21 - 30 of 1110

Harry Truman and the Atomic Bomb

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Blog08/09/2017
The destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a war crime worse than any that Japanese generals were executed for in Tokyo and Manila.

Read more

The Plan to "Privatize" the Afghanistan War Doesn't Privatize Anything

War and Foreign PolicyMonopoly and Competition

Blog08/09/2017
The Trump administration is considering a new scheme for the War in Afghanistan. The American taxpayers are unlikely to see any benefit.

Read more

Violence: How It's Different From Market Exchange

War and Foreign PolicyInterventionismPolitical Theory

Blog08/03/2017
Not all human action is truly voluntary in the marketplace. Violence can be used to distort and force a wide variety of relationship among human beings.

Read more

The Hidden Costs of "National Security"

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/27/2017
Ten ways your tax dollars pay for war — past, present, and future

Read more

Congress Loves to Slap Sanctions on Foreign Regimes — But Do They Ever Work?

War and Foreign Policy

Blog07/24/2017
Economic sanctions as foreign policy are based on the idea that it's good to make civilians suffer in order to bring about regime change. It's a failed strategy.

Read more

Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog07/18/2017
The House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018.

Read more

Space Cadets and Sex Changes: Our "Defense" Budget Is a Bad Joke

War and Foreign Policy

Blog07/17/2017
Spending on the military is set to reach a new all-time high. This has a lot to do with politics, and almost nothing to do with defense.

Read more

Week in Review: July 8, 2017

Labor and WagesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryMonopoly and Competition

Blog07/07/2017
Sometimes, "it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another."

Read more

Congress Will Make Sure Taxpayers Keep Sending Money to Terrorists

Cronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog06/30/2017
Rand Paul's legislation — banning funding of weapons for terrorist-connected organizations — has little chance in a Congress addicted to war spending.

Read more

They Made Us Reds to Fight the Reds

War and Foreign Policy

Blog06/30/2017
To combat the Communist threat, we were told we must convert the federal government from a limited-government republic to a national-security state.

Read more

Shield icon library