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Tag: Noninterventionism
  • War is just one more big government program

    Consider the following: What if I told you there’s a government program which will cost taxpayers more than Obamacare will over the next ten years? What if that program was just one function of a sprawling government agency which has not been audited in two decades? What if that agency was the third-largest contributor to our $17 …

  • Entangling Alliances, Part 4

    This is the final section of a four-part essay series hosted here on the YAL blog which addresses the alliances between the US government and sponsors of international terrorism. Read Part 3 here. Critical Mass and Critical Awakening The liberty-minded position on foreign policy—free trade, no entangling alliances, justice for war crimes against the republic, and …

  • Entangling Alliances, Part 3

    This is the third of a four-part essay series hosted here on the YAL blog which will address the alliances between the US government and sponsors of international terrorism. Read Part 2 here, and stay tuned for the next two parts, which will publish daily this week. Foreign policy accountability? At every turn, American foreign policy …

  • Entangling Alliances, Part 2

    This is the second of a four-part essay series hosted here on the YAL blog which will address the alliances between the US government and sponsors of international terrorism. Read Part 1 here, and stay tuned for the next two parts, which will publish daily this week. The Saudis’ walk alone? The connection between the …

  • Entangling Alliances, Part 1

    This is the first of a four-part essay series hosted here on the YAL blog which will address the alliances between the US government and sponsors of international terrorism. Stay tuned for the next three parts, which will publish daily this week. Recent events in Iraq have created a furor in the media and have …

  • Alexander, the Pirate, and the American Empire

    During the conquest of Alexander the Great, he and his mighty army came across a lone pirate and captured him. Alexander personally confronted the pirate and asked him, “What wickedness drives you to harass the entire sea with your single ship?” The pirate looked up at Alexander and said, “The same wickedness that impels you …

  • Unintended Consequences and the War in Afghanistan

    Chaos continues to grow in Afghanistan, and while the rest of the world concerns itself with such things as gas prices, two American soldiers, and at last count, 12 Afghans have died as the result of a mistake:  sending copies of the Qur’an to a burn pit with other trash at Bagram Air Field. The …

  • Isolationism vs. Non-interventionism

    I decided to make a video explaining the difference between isolationism and non-interventionism. Find the transcript below the jump! Transcript: Hi everyone. For today’s video, I’m going to address the difference between isolationism and non-interventionism. We’re seeing the word isolationist tossed around in the media a lot lately. Time Magazine and Huffington Post like to …

  • Noninterventionism on the rise?

    A new poll indicates that, at least for now, it just might be: What do Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, and Yemen have in common, besides being places you’re not considering for your next family vacation? They’re all active American war zones! (Or, as the Obama administration would refer to them, “war” zones.) Fighting all of …

  • US Public Doubtful on Libyan War

    It’s not exactly hardcore noninterventionism, but maybe the American public is beginning to tire of endless war: These numbers are by no means perfect, but it’s at least a little bit of encouragement as we launch into yet another misguided conflict.