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Congress Loves to Slap Sanctions on Foreign Regimes — But Do They Ever Work?

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Blog07/24/2017
Economic sanctions as foreign policy are based on the idea that it's good to make civilians suffer in order to bring about regime change. It's a failed strategy.

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Big Military Spending Boost Threatens Our Economy and Security

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Blog07/18/2017
The House overwhelmingly approved a massive increase in military spending, passing a $696 billion National Defense Authorization bill for 2018.

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Space Cadets and Sex Changes: Our "Defense" Budget Is a Bad Joke

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Blog07/17/2017
Spending on the military is set to reach a new all-time high. This has a lot to do with politics, and almost nothing to do with defense.

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Week in Review: July 8, 2017

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Blog07/07/2017
Sometimes, "it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another."

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Congress Will Make Sure Taxpayers Keep Sending Money to Terrorists

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Blog06/30/2017
Rand Paul's legislation — banning funding of weapons for terrorist-connected organizations — has little chance in a Congress addicted to war spending.

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They Made Us Reds to Fight the Reds

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Blog06/30/2017
To combat the Communist threat, we were told we must convert the federal government from a limited-government republic to a national-security state.

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Trump's Pricey Love Affair With Saudi Arabia

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Blog06/28/2017
The US has spent untold billions on foreign policy favoring the Saudi dictators. Under Trump, it looks to get even worse.

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Trump Turns Back the Clock With Cold War Cuba U-Turn

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Blog06/19/2017
President Trump said Friday that his new policy would be nothing short of “regime change” for Cuba.

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The US Taxpayers Have Spent Enough on the War in Afghanistan

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Blog06/13/2017
A crony-capitalist, semi-privatized war in Afghanistan, may be cheaper — but it's still an unwarranted occupation financed by taxpayers.

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The American Architects of The South-African Catastrophe

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Blog06/09/2017
The South Africans once flirted with a decentralized, federal structure. The United States meddled to make sure that didn't happen.

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