Tag Archives: Conflict

The War That Never Ends.

“Even if it were desirable, America is not strong enough to police the world by military force. If that attempt is made, the blessings of liberty will be replaced by coercion and tyranny at home. Our Christian ideals cannot be exported to other lands by dollars and guns. Persuasion and example are the methods taught […]

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Peter Hitchens: The Truth About the “Russian Menace”.

Peter Hitchens has written a good article on the recent hysteria surrounding Russia as the new Great Bogeyman. American liberals are desperate for any reason why they can blame Granny Hill’s election loss on something other than the obvious: that voters didn’t like her. And Neoconservatives are simply being ol’ faithful, refusing to give up […]

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War… Again: Trump, Syria, and Gary Johnson.

During the last election cycle, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson was asked for his policy views on the Syrian Civil War – specifically, what was happening at the time in the city of Aleppo. He replied with a mildly blank stare, “What is Aleppo?” He was heavily derided at the time as an uninformed moron. Me? […]

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The Fraud: America and National Defense.

Let me begin with a pronouncement: The Department of Defense is a fraud, and the US military cannot win wars against non-state guerilla fighters who are committed to their cause. Against state enemies, the US military is king. Nobody can blow up cities and smash governments like the US military. When we invaded Iraq, it […]

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Ron Paul: Obama Seeks “Blank Check” For War.

From the Ron Paul Institute, as written by Ron Paul: Last week President Obama sent Congress legislation to authorize him to use force against ISIS “and associated persons and forces” anywhere in the world for the next three years. This is a blank check for the president to start as many new wars as he […]

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Is the War in Afghanistan Really Over?

A few days ago, NATO officially marked the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan. It is widely being referred to as the end of the war. On Fox News, we read: President Obama on Sunday marked the end of the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan by calling it a “milestone” for the country and […]

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UK General: “Bombing ISIS is Futile.”

On The Sunday Times, we read: A Former head of the UK military warned this weekend that Isis, also known as Islamic State, will never be defeated by air attacks alone… General Lord Richards, who stepped down as chief of the defence staff last year, said a conventional military campaign on the scale of the […]

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Obama’s War on ISIS Summarized.

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Merchants of Death: Congress Authorizing Arms, Funding to Syrian Rebels.

On CNN, we read: The House on Wednesday approved President Obama’s request to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. With significant opposition to the proposal in both parties, the vote was 273 -156. More than one third of the House — 71 Republicans and 85 Democrats — voted no. Passing this […]

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Do You Care About Ukraine?

On CNN.com, we read: As Air Force One landed in Estonia’s capital Wednesday, President Barack Obama’s message to Vladimir Putin — only 500 miles away in Moscow — was clear: Stay put. In a speech in Tallinn, Obama said the vision of a Europe dedicated to peace and freedom is “threatened by Russia’s aggression against […]

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