U.S. Troops in Uganda? Blame Congress, Not Obama

January 18, 2012

Last October, when our President announced that the U.S. would be sending about 100 of our troops to Uganda, I heard a lot of people asking, “What is the President thinking?  How was this in U.S. interest?” As easy as it is to find fault with our President, Obama was simply following the law.  That […]

Draft: Description for Discussion of The Foreign Policy of Self-Interest

January 2, 2012

Join us for a discussion of America’s interests in foreign policy. The book is The Foreign Policy of Self-Interest: A Moral Ideal for America by Peter Schwartz; only 61 pages to chew and savor. The content of this ARI publication will be supplemented and contrasted with two brief official government statements on America’s interest, which […]

On Foreign Policy, Our Founders vs. Ron Paul

September 20, 2011

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvo8Sc6l5PQ] It has been asserted that Ron Paul’s foreign policy is consistent with that of our Founders.  Let me list some of the actual foreign policies of the early American government so that supporters of Paul can reconsider whether he is actually consistent with them. •     As an ambassador overseas, John Adams undermined foreign governments […]