Time for US To Get Tough With Europe: No More Military Welfare for Indolent Defense Dependents

– August 25, 2022

“The United States no longer can afford to defend the world. Washington should announce that it will no longer treat its allies as helpless juveniles, forever doomed to be defense dependents.” ~ Doug Bandow


The Marquis de Lafayette: Remembering France’s Greatest Champion of Liberty

– August 21, 2022

“In a sense, Americans are still celebrating him today. No fewer than 36 American cities and towns are named for him, such as Fayetteville, North Carolina and Lafayette, Louisiana.” ~ Lawrence W. Reed


New ‘Hunger Winter’ Looms as Europe Prepares to Shiver

– August 7, 2022

“The democracies are riven with culture wars and other indulgences as Europe’s crisis is in the making. For much of the rest of the world, a new Hunger Winter looms. Many will be cold this winter, others will be hungry. Untold numbers will die.” ~ Llewellyn King


US Celebrates Alliance With Seoul: But Is South Korea Worth a Nuclear War?

– July 12, 2022

“Absent a miraculous deus ex machina, the North will soon be able to destroy American cities. This requires Washington to consider the unthinkable: acquiescing to if not encouraging South Korean development of its own nuclear deterrent.” ~ Doug Bandow


Renaming Army Posts

– June 23, 2022

“The renaming of an Army post should be a positive, not a negative statement. Renaming some of them should not be about erasing our history, but adding to our history. Heroes from the ranks of the common soldier should be honored.” ~ Clifford F. Thies


Headed for Insolvency: Biden Administration Increases US Obligations Worldwide

– May 29, 2022

“Instead of risking Americans’ lives further and longer and piling America’s debt higher and wider, President Biden should be shifting security responsibilities from the US to its defense welfare recipients.” ~ Doug Bandow


Washington Needs to Play Better with Others: Relearning the Art of Diplomacy

– May 7, 2022

“In a future highlighted by great power competition the US is going to have to follow a better model, relearn the art of diplomacy, and focus on persuading others to support America.” ~ Doug Bandow


Giles Milton’s Spectacular ‘Checkmate In Berlin’

– April 28, 2022

“How do we explain why humans can be so cruel to other humans? A read of this brilliant book will cause its readers to contemplate the previous question, and many more for a long time.” ~ John Tamny


Washington Blob Wreaks Death and Destruction Abroad, Avoids Accountability and Responsibility at Home

– April 14, 2022

“Washington policymakers need to put America—its people, territory, liberties, prosperity, and security—first. To retake its claimed role of global leader Washington paradoxically will have to relearn the value of humility.” ~ Doug Bandow


Why Not One China and One Taiwan?

– April 2, 2022

“Beijing should learn from Moscow’s stalled blitzkrieg in Ukraine that invasion of another’s homeland and decapitation of a sitting government may not be easy, despite overwhelming advantages in terms of advanced weaponry and numbers of military personnel.” ~ Dean Peng & Christopher Lingle


The War That Never Ends

– April 2, 2022

“Manufacturing Militarism offers a compelling mix of theory and history. Coyne and Hall show us how useful economics can be for understanding the war on terror and the propaganda that sustains it.” ~ Nathan P. Goodman


Whoopi, Maus, and 80 Years of American Jewry

– March 24, 2022

“It is now they, not Jews, who must take to heart the phrase ‘Never Again.’ My Gentile friends should ask themselves: If it comes to it, when the mobs come, will I take in and protect my Jewish friends?” ~ Daniel Asia