Obama, Hagel and the Asian Pivot

Antiwar.com contributor Steve Horn and historian Allen Ruff on Obama’s imperial strategy to control the energy resources of Eurasia.

Weaponized Keynesians?

A regular reader of Antiwar.com writes, “Professor Joe Salerno, academic vice president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute in a recorded talk from the institute’s 30th anniversary celebration, talks about the Keynesian architects of the US Warfare state. Salerno explains how Keynesian economics teaches that wasteful consumption of all kinds, including warfare, generates additional income […]

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Rand Paul’s Half Right Pander on Pakistan

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) wants to end U.S. aid to Pakistan. A sound stance by any peace measure even if one doesn’t share the libertarian bent of Antiwar.com’s editors. Foreign aid, a combination of bribes, blood money and welfare, is a fuel of the war machine, corrupting every thing it touches. Even the most […]

Beltway Braces for a Very Cratchit Christmas

Today’s Washington Post informs us that “for the holidays, the spies say they’ll scrimp.” [W]ith budget cuts looming, party plans are being pared back for the Director of National Intelligence and the CIA. … Under then-director Leon E. Panetta last year, the CIA brought in shipments of California wine, and served fried oysters, grilled shrimp […]

John Glaser on Afghanistan War Profits

Abdul Aziz Khan of Urdu VOA News interviews John Glaser on military industrial profiteering during the United States Government’s war in Afghanistan.

“Come Home America” Message Was Clear Winner at Iowa Straw Poll

The Des Moines news reporter who noted our anti-war message at the entrance of yesterday’s Republican Straw Poll in Ames, Iowa, was not present with us long enough to see the real story. Our banners actually got an amazingly good reception! Our group of sign holders were all surprised how many of the thousands of […]