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Iran Sanctions a Reminder of How America Militarized the Financial System

Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyMoney and Banking

Blog05/14/2018

Europe must identify ways to limit their dependence on the US financial system – or else indeed be reduced to de facto-vassal status to DC.

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How Neocons Destroyed a Chance for Peace with Iran After 9/11

Protectionism and Free TradeWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/25/2018

As Trump considers ending the Iran nuclear deal, a look back at how the Bush administration betrayed one of its first allies in the "War on Terror."

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Just War Theory and the US Attack on Syria

War and Foreign PolicyPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog04/24/2018

Acting to promote power political interests does not meet the criterion of humanitarianism, even if the missile attack is defended as a humanitarian gesture.

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Why Governors Should Veto National Guard Deployments More Often

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/17/2018

California's governor refuses to send National Guard troops to the border on Trump's terms. State governments should refuse to send troops far more often than this. 

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Donald Trump and the Art of the Arms Deal

Bureaucracy and RegulationCronyism and CorporatismWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/17/2018

America's subsidized arms industry also benefits greatly from presidential efforts to push international arms deals with foreign regimes. 

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Trump’s Disastrous Syria Attack

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/16/2018

There are many questions that need to be asked about the situation in Syria. But the Trump administration has no interest in asking them. 

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Against War in Syria

War and Foreign Policy

Blog04/12/2018

The cause of freedom has always been closely connected with the cause of peace.

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How the 1960's Made Everything Worse

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog04/10/2018

LBJ wanted to be remembered for his Great Society legacy. And he has his wish.

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The Origins of "Militia" in the Second Amendment — It's Not About Slavery

Decentralization and SecessionWar and Foreign Policy

Blog04/02/2018

The Second Amendment was motivated by much earlier English ideas about decentralizing the power of the king. It was hardly the invention of Southern slave drivers. 

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The War Powers Resolution Fraud

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/31/2018

As experience now makes clear, the War Powers Resolution did not fix the problem of presidential usurpation of Congress's war powers. 

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