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Last week the president of the Philippines signaled his desire to separate from US foreign policy and seek a rapprochement with China. The US is prepared to occupy five military bases in the Philippines and a long-standing mutual defense treaty. What’s next?
By Ron Paul While the mainstream media continues its obsessive reporting on the mud-slinging campaign for the White House, a dramatic development in China last week brought President Obama’s “pivot to Asia” to a sudden halt. Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte, while in Beijing, announced his country’s “separation” from the United States. He told his Chinese […]
The great Lew Rockwell interviewed.
By Ron Paul Last week marked the fifteenth anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan, the longest war in US history. There weren’t any victory parades or photo-ops with Afghanistan’s post-liberation leaders. That is because the war is ongoing. In fact, 15 years after launching a war against Afghanistan’s Taliban government in retaliation for an […]
By Ron Paul For all the hand-wringing about the threat to liberty and constitutional government posed by the major party presidential candidates, there is little discussion of how this threat is due to the political class’s long history of supporting expanded presidential power. There is also little talk of how the imperial presidency is just […]
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?