By Ron Paul By the end of this month, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Advisor HR McMaster will deliver to President Trump their plans for military escalations in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. President Trump would be wise to rip the plans up and send his national security team back to the drawing board […]
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By Ron Paul Just over a week into the Trump Administration, the President issued an Executive Order giving Defense Secretary James Mattis 30 days to come up with a plan to defeat ISIS. According to the Order, the plan should make recommendations on military actions, diplomatic actions, partners, strategies, and how to pay for the […]
The Obama Administration announced yesterday that it was launching a new bombing campaign on Libya. This time it is all about attacking ISIS in Libya, which was not there before the destabilization caused by the 2011 US bombing. The White House claims the 9/11 authorization gives him authority to start another war. Congress…are you there?
By Ron Paul It is a sad commentary on the state of political life in the United States that our political conventions have become more like rock music festivals than competitions of ideas. There has been a great deal of bombast, of insults, of name-calling, and of chest-beating at both party conventions, but what is […]
To a Democrat, what is more dangerous than ISIS? Greg Gutfeld on the blatant nitwittery of left-wing threat assessment.
We have just dropped our 50,000th bomb in the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. What progress has been made? Can ISIS be defeated the way we are doing it? Vietnam has some lessons for how to lose a war.