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Tag: non-intervention
  • Consider the Following: The Case for Not Withdrawing Forces in Foreign Intervention

    Note: This blog post argues under the lens of a Devil’s Advocate and does not reflect the views of the writer, Richard Pham, or YAL as an organization. Counter-arguments, critiques, questions, or comments are highly encouraged. A Personal Story Hundreds of protesters shouted at the video-store owner as he walked toward his store in embarrassment, …

  • Blowback in Libya

    Last week, Libyan militants carried out an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that resulted in in the deaths of the American ambassador and three other embassy staff. There is absolutely no justification for these vile murders and the perpetrators should be brought to justice swiftly as possible. That being said, this ugly turn …

  • Glenn Beck: Cut Military Spending and End the Wars

    For anyone who missed it, the topic of yesterday’s Glenn Beck Show was quite a shock. He advocated a non-interventionist foreign policy and a massive reduction in military spending. I’m usually just as skeptical of Beck as anyone else, but he really deserves credit for this. Link to the full episode here.

  • The 2000s: A Decade Of Self Delusion?

     Pat Buchanan thinks so. Indeed, almost everyone can agree that the first decade of the 21st Century has been unfortunate as ever. Two wars, a global economic crisis, and terrorism on the rise all probably add up to irreversible damage to America. Buchanan makes excellent points in his article covering many of the issues in …

  • Defend America?……Why Not?

    Doug Bandow, a former policy specialist in the Reagan Administration, has an excellent post over at the Campaign for Liberty blog.  His critique of the bipartisan foreign policy consensus that American global domination is the ultimate good for the world at large is a warning that every American needs to take heed of. The greatest …

  • Articles to Check Out

    I just wanted to point out two articles I wrote recently for the Prometheus Institute, where I serve as foreign policy analyst.  My goal in the majority of my articles is to advocate a non-interventionist foreign policy, articulate the consequences of our current policies, and offer alternatives for those who believe that the U.S. must …