Foreign Policy & War

The Military Draft: A Moral Abomination

An article in Newsweek, “Why We Need a Draft: A Marine’s Lament,” stirred up a bit of a hornets’ nest online recently. It was written by a Marine who fought in Fallujah, Iraq, and gave a fairly compelling overview of the practical need for the draft. I’m sure the Marine felt he was right. Forcing you or other people next ... [click for more]

America’s Anti-Militarist Tradition

The right wing went apoplectic at the skepticism that greeted Gen. David Petraeus’s recent testimony about the alleged success of the military escalation in Iraq. It was as though a member of the military was incapable of engaging in spin to support his commander in chief’s war policy. President Bush summed up this attitude revealingly when he said it ... [click for more]

Busy Bush Has Time to Run the World

President Bush has been a busy man. Even though the quagmire in Iraq threatens to worsen as Turkey prepares to invade the Kurdish north, Bush has time to undertake the arduous task of preventing World War III and begin the transition to democracy in Cuba. How does he do it?! The president is on ... [click for more]

War, Foreign Policy, and Empire: The Changing Political Dynamic

On June 3, 2007, Anthony Gregory gave the following Speech at FFF’s conference Restoring the Republic: Foreign Policy and Civil Liberties. The speech can viewed below in its entirety. Anthony Gregory is a Policy Advisor for the Future of Freedom Foundation, a guest editor at Strike the Root, a blogger at Liberty and Power and the Stress Blog, and a ... [click for more]
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