Playing with Fanatic Fire: How the Saudis (and the U.S.) have perilously exploited radical Islam in their pursuit of power

As the new war on ISIS widens, and the media war drums pick up the tempo, some nice breaks in the rhythm have been the few peeps made about the role of the U.S. and its allies (especially Saudi Arabia) in feeding the beast, by arming and training ISIS’s fellow travelers and prospective members in […]

The Antimilitarist Libertarian Heritage

With the United States on the verge of another war in the Middle East – or is it merely the continuation of a decades-long war? – we libertarians need to reacquaint ourselves with our intellectual heritage of peace, antimilitarism, and anti-imperialism. This rich heritage is too often overlooked and frequently not appreciated at all. That […]

Minneapolis Antiwar Protest Saturday

From the Minneapolis Peace Action Coalition: Back to Iraq? We say NO! Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 4:00 – 5:00 pm Lake Street and Hiawatha Ave Minneapolis For more information, call 612-275-2720 or 612-827-5364 Stop the U.S. War in Iraq No U.S. War in Syria Be part of a visible anti-war presence to speak out against […]

9/11 & Iraq Revisited: Remembering How We Were Lied Into War

Since the cataclysmic events that took place on the morning of September 11th 2001, an extended series of consequences have unfolded with an alarming rapidity. Between vast escalations of military activity abroad, the passing of draconian laws, like the Patriot Act and the NDAA, the instituting of the Department of Homeland Security, and the ramping […]

Debate on War and the Constitution

Bruce Fein and John Woo debated War and the Constitution at the National Press Club. Consitutional lawyer Bruce Fein was senior policy advisor to the Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign. John Yoo was Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice and a Professor of Law at […]

Inspector General Reveals Millions Wasted on Unused Afghan Communications Towers

The story is nominally “embargoed” until Thursday morning, but the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) is preparing to release letters from the State and Defense Departments detailing a $7.2 million waste on communications towers built in Afghanistan which nobody wanted or used. The plan initially started in 2010 as an effort to enhance […]